Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9

Moderate earthquake, 5 mag strikes near Nayoro in Japan

Earthquake location 44.346S, 142.381WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Nayoro in Japan. Event id: us7000mxbi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mxbi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/07/24 / 2024-07-05 18:14:03 / July 5, 2024 @ 6:14 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 235.294 km (146 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:14:03 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 142.381 East, latitude 44.346 North, depth = 235.294 km.

Nearby country/countries, Japan (c. 127 288 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sunagawa, Takikawa, Utashinai (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Asahikawa (c. 356 600 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Takikawa (c. 45 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Mombetsu (c. 26 900 pop), 6 km (4 miles) from Nayoro (c. 26 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Rumoi (c. 26 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Fukagawa (c. 26 200 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Sunagawa (c. 20 100 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 6 km W of Nayoro, Japan.

Copyright © 2024 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 142.381° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.346° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 235.294 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km W of Nayoro, Japan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-05 18:14:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-05 18:31:17 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 385 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 98 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.273 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us7000mxbi Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxbi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mxbi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply