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Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.9 mag has occurred near Pacific-Antarctic Ridge



Earthquake location -56.4605S, -150.5141WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Pacific-Antarctic Ridge (0 miles). Global time and date of event 15/01/17 / 2017-01-15 08:14:40 / January 15, 2017 @ 8:14 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:14:40 / 10:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wfv. Id of event: us10007wfv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.5141 West, latitude -56.4605 South, depth = 10 km.

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Pacific-Antarctic Ridge.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.5141° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -56.4605° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Pacific-Antarctic Ridge Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-15 08:14:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-12 06:13:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 369 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 33.687 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us10007wfv Id of event.
Event Code 10007wfv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007wfv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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