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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Shinshiro in Japan

Earthquake location 35.0721S, 137.7091WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Shinshiro in Japan on Sunday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:13:42 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 137.7091° East, 35.0721° North, depth 45.41 km. Event id: us6000c1tl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c1tl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.41 km (28 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:13:42 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:13 am.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gōdo, Isawa, Numazu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Nagoya-shi (c. 2 191 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Shizuoka-shi (c. 701 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Hamamatsu (c. 605 100 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Gifu-shi (c. 397 700 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Toyohashi (c. 378 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Toyota (c. 362 400 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Okazaki (c. 352 400 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 137.7091° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.0721° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km NE of Shinshiro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-27 04:13:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-27 04:29:24 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 0.553 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c1tl Id of event.
Event Code 6000c1tl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c1tl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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