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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Fort McPherson in Canada

Earthquake location 65.4544S, -133.9035WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 225 km SSE of Fort McPherson, Canada (140 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 07:38:21 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004r3m. Unique identifier: us10004r3m. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 15:38:21 / February 19, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.9035 West, latitude 65.4544 North, depth = 4.94 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.94 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 225 km SSE of Fort McPherson, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -133.9035° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 65.4544° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 225km SSE of Fort McPherson, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-19 15:38:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-19 21:27:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 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 246 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 1.844 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us10004r3m Id of event.
Event Code 10004r3m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004r3m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    Fracking up there,like Princeton. Mining area.

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