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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Prince Edward Islands region



Earthquake location -44.2051S, 38.7578WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes Prince Edward Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.1 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/16 / 2016-08-22 14:23:56 / August 22, 2016 @ 2:23 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:23:56 / 5:23 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 38.7578 East, latitude -44.2051 South, depth = 15.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006u84. Id of event: us20006u84.

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Prince Edward Islands region. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 38.7578° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -44.2051° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Prince Edward Islands region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-22 14:23:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-19 15:53:23 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 298 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 15.421 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us20006u84 Id of event.
Event Code 20006u84 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20006u84, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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