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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 58 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan

Earthquake location 24.9167S, 123.3054WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Yonakuni in Japan. Unique identifier: us6000aejr. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000aejr. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 00:26:35 / June 19, 2020 @ 12:26 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:26:35 / 12:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 123.3054° East, latitude 24.9167° North, depth = 8.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.21 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 107 km (67 miles) from Ishigaki (c. 44 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ishigaki (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 123.3054° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 24.9167° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58 km NNE of Yonakuni, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-19 00:26:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-19 00:47:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.521 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000aejr Id of event.
Event Code 6000aejr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000aejr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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