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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 9 km NW of Murray Bridge, Australia



Earthquake location -35.0569S, 139.1965WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Murray Bridge in Australia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 139.1965 East, latitude -35.0569 South, depth = 10 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:07:54 / 11:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007wmj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wmj. Global time and date of event 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 13:37:54 / February 1, 2017 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Adelaide (c. 1 225 200 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Adelaide Hills (c. 60 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Morphett Vale (c. 22 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Prospect (c. 20 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Gawler (c. 20 000 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Murray Bridge (c. 19 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Victor Harbor, Aldinga, Nuriootpa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 9 km NW of Murray Bridge, Australia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 139.1965° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -35.0569° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of Murray Bridge, Australia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-01 13:37:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-01 19:47:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 570 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 40 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 252 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 3.438 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 us10007wmj Id of event.
Event Code 10007wmj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007wmj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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