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Earthquake: M 3.8 quake strikes near Sainte-Anne-des-Monts in Canada

Earthquake location 49.5405S, -66.7065WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Sainte-Anne-des-Monts in Canada. The temblor was reported at 09:05:25 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-16 01:05:25 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sainte-Anne-des-Monts in Canada, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7065 West, latitude 49.5405 North, depth 10 km.

Close countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Sept-Îles (c. 22 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Port-Cartier (c. 5 900 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sept-Îles, Port-Cartier, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.7065° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.5405° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km NNW of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-16 13:05:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-16 13:25:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1 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 222 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 atus 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 2.306 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tgdg Id of event.
Event Code c000tgdg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00ni9tp3usc000tgdg A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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