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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Kyonju in South Korea



Earthquake location 35.732S, 129.2058WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Kyonju in South Korea on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 21/09/16 / 2016-09-21 02:53:53 / September 21, 2016 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us10006ra4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ra4. Exact location of earthquake, 129.2058° East, 35.732° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:53 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 72 km (44 miles) from Busan (c. 3 678 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Daegu (c. 2 566 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Ulsan (c. 962 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Changwon (c. 550 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Pohang (c. 500 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Kimhae (c. 356 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Naesŏ, Kunwi, Cheongsong gun. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, South Korea (c. 48 423 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km S of Kyonju, South Korea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.2058° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.732° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km S of Kyonju, South Korea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-21 02:53:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-21 04:48:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 189 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 1.211 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 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 us10006ra4 Id of event.
Event Code 10006ra4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ra4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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