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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 5 km W of Crevillente, Spain



Earthquake location 38.2507S, -0.877WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Crevillente in Spain. Global time and date of event 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 15:28:28 / November 23, 2016 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10.8 km, -0.877° West, 38.2507° North. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:28:28 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007cud. Event ids that are associated: us10007cud.

Nearby country/countries, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hellín, Totana, la Nucia. The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Murcia (c. 436 900 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Alicante (c. 334 800 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Elche (c. 230 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Cartagena (c. 212 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Torrevieja (c. 101 800 pop).

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. 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 has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km W of Crevillente, Spain. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -0.877° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2507° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km W of Crevillente, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-23 15:28:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-27 23:05:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 139 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 0.89 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 mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007cud Id of event.
Event Code 10007cud An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007cud, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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