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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Glogow in Poland

Earthquake location 51.6587S, 16.1098WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Glogow in Poland. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 20:09:39 / November 29, 2016 @ 8:09 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007d5c. Unique identifier: us10007d5c. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 16.1098° East, 51.6587° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:09:39 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Wrocław (c. 634 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Zielona Góra (c. 118 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Legnica (c. 106 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Jelenia Góra (c. 87 300 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Lubin (c. 77 500 pop), 2 km (1 miles) from Głogów (c. 68 500 pop). Close country/countries, Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Międzyrzecz, Świdnica, Koźmin Wielkopolski (min 5000 pop).

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 four 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 1 km ESE of Glogow, Poland.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 16.1098° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6587° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ESE of Glogow, Poland Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-29 20:09:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-29 22:45:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 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 1.974 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us10007d5c Id of event.
Event Code 10007d5c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007d5c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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