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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Campbell River in Canada



Earthquake location 50.705S, -124.494WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Campbell River in Canada. The temblor was detected at 06:40:42 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Campbell River in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -124.494 West, latitude 50.705 North, depth = 20 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00olkrfu. Unique identifier: at00olkrfu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 14:40:42 / February 18, 2017 @ 2:40 pm.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Powell River (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Powell River (c. 12 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 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. 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: 93 km NE of Campbell River, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.494° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km NE of Campbell River, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-18 14:40:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-18 14:53:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 1 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 273 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.66368 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147.599988192 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 at00olkrfu Id of event.
Event Code 00olkrfu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00olkrfu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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