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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near `En Boqeq in Israel

Earthquake location 31.0977S, 35.4077WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from `En Boqeq in Israel. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.4077 East, latitude 31.0977 North, depth = 14.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.41 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 05:39:04 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10002w9d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002w9d. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/15 / 2015-07-30 02:39:04 / July 30, 2015 @ 2:39 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bayt Liqyā, Baytūnyā, Dayr Dibwān (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Jerusalem (c. 801 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from East Jerusalem (c. 428 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from West Jerusalem (c. 400 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Beersheba (c. 186 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Hebron (c. 160 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Mādabā (c. 82 300 pop). Close country/countries, Israel (c. 7 354 000 pop), Jordan (c. 6 407 000 pop), Palestinian Territory (c. 3 800 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 12 km SSE of `En Boqeq, Israel.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 35.4077° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.0977° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSE of `En Boqeq, Israel Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-30 02:39:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-30 21:12:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 180 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 259 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 0.246 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 245 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 us10002w9d Id of event.
Event Code 10002w9d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002w9d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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