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Moderate earthquake, 5.6 mag was detected near Hachinohe in Japan

Earthquake location 41.0019S, 143.2464WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 157 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan (98 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.27 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:56:38 / 8:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 08:56:38 / November 6, 2020 @ 8:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 143.2464 East, latitude 41.0019 North, depth = 14.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cb99. Id of event: us7000cb99.

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 143.2464° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.0019° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 157 km ENE of Hachinohe, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-06 08:56:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-06 09:14:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.19 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 483 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 1.014 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 98 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 us7000cb99 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cb99 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cb99, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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