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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 168 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia



Earthquake location 13.2144S, 50.3219WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 168 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia (104 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us10006p30. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006p30. Global time and date of event 12/09/16 / 2016-09-12 17:00:13 / September 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 50.3219° East, 13.2144° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 20:00:13 / 8:00 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 168 km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 50.3219° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2144° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 168km NNW of Bereeda, Somalia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-12 17:00:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-12 21:32:46 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 312 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 7.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us10006p30 Id of event.
Event Code 10006p30 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006p30, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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