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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Arthez-de-Bearn in France



Earthquake location 43.4658S, -0.5662WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Arthez-de-Bearn in France. The temblor was detected at 06:44:09 / 6:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 04:44:09 / April 25, 2016 @ 4:44 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 2 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10005bjg. Unique identifier: us10005bjg. Exact location of event, depth 2 km, -0.5662° West, 43.4658° North.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lannemezan, Bidart, Biarritz. Country/countries that might be effected, France (c. 64 768 000 pop). The epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Pau (c. 82 700 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Tarbes (c. 52 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bayonne (c. 44 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Anglet (c. 40 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mont-de-Marsan (c. 36 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Biarritz (c. 33 200 pop).

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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km E of Arthez-de-Bearn, France. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -0.5662° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.4658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km E of Arthez-de-Bearn, France 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 04:44:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-26 00:36:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 234 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us10005bjg Id of event.
Event Code 10005bjg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005bjg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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