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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 13 km NNW of Berriobeiti, Spain



Earthquake location 42.9679S, -1.7451WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Berriobeiti in Spain. Global time and date of event 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 06:43:35 / March 10, 2017 @ 6:43 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:43:35 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.29 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008831. Id of event: us10008831. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -1.7451° West, 42.9679° North, depth 6.29 km.

The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Gasteiz / Vitoria (c. 235 700 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Pamplona (c. 198 500 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Donostia / San Sebastián (c. 185 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Logroño (c. 152 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Irun (c. 61 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Bayonne (c. 44 400 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), France (c. 64 768 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Galdakao, Alfaro, Arnedo (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km NNW of Berriobeiti, Spain.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -1.7451° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.9679° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Berriobeiti, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-10 06:43:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-10 06:58:44 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 3.4 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 285 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 3.688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 66 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 us10008831 Id of event.
Event Code 10008831 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008831, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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