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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Stoneville in Australia



Earthquake location -31.5062S, 122.8771WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km SE of Stoneville, Australia (79 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.98 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 122.8771 East, latitude -31.5062 South, depth = 14.98 km. The temblor was reported at 04:00:04 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 20:00:04 / March 26, 2017 @ 8:00 pm. Event id: us10008dkr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dkr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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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: 127 km SE of Stoneville, Australia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 122.8771° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -31.5062° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.98 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 127km SE of Stoneville, Australia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-26 20:00:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-17 15:43:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 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 259 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 4.501 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us10008dkr Id of event.
Event Code 10008dkr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008dkr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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