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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Pembroke in Canada

Earthquake location 45.7273S, -77.1771WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pembroke in Canada. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.94 km (7 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -77.1771 West, latitude 45.7273 North, depth = 10.94 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/15 / 2015-10-20 23:34:51 / October 20, 2015 @ 11:34 pm. The temblor was detected at 19:34:51 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003q3y. Id of event: us10003q3y.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arnprior, Renfrew, Petawawa (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from Petawawa (c. 16 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Pembroke (c. 15 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Arnprior (c. 9 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Renfrew (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 11 km SSW of Pembroke, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.1771° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.7273° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SSW of Pembroke, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-20 23:34:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-21 00:43:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 150 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 0.691 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us10003q3y Id of event.
Event Code 10003q3y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003q3y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Jen Kitty Peterson

    I’m in Pembroke, I was chatting with friends on Facebook when the quake occurred. Long rumble, and an explosion like loud sound. Whislt I was reporting that, another one occurred shortly after, same rumble and sound. Two hours later there was an aftershock, but mainly rumbling.

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