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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Breitenfurt bei Wien in Austria

Earthquake location 48.1146S, 16.1559WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Breitenfurt bei Wien in Austria. Exact location, longitude 16.1559° East, latitude 48.1146° North, depth = 9.54 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005ljz. Id of event: us20005ljz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.54 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 10:28:23 / April 25, 2016 @ 10:28 am. The temblor was reported at 12:28:23 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kapuvár, Mosonmagyaróvár, Kindberg (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Vienna (c. 1 691 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Bratislava (c. 423 700 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Sopron (c. 57 200 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sankt Pölten (c. 49 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Wiener Neustadt (c. 38 500 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Znojmo (c. 35 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Austria (c. 8 205 000 pop), Czech Republic (c. 10 476 000 pop), Hungary (c. 9 982 000 pop), Slovakia (c. 5 455 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSE of Breitenfurt bei Wien, Austria. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.1559° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.1146° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSE of Breitenfurt bei Wien, Austria Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-25 10:28:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-25 22:52:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.4 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 235 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 1.789 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005ljz Id of event.
Event Code 20005ljz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005ljz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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