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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near McArthur in Ohio



Earthquake location 39.2276S, -82.4831WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from McArthur in Ohio on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008uvu. Id of event: us10008uvu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.76 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/17 / 2017-05-24 16:24:04 / May 24, 2017 @ 4:24 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:24:04 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.76 km, -82.4831° West, 39.2276° North.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blacklick Estates, Vienna, Flatwoods (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 55 km (34 miles) from Lancaster (c. 38 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Parkersburg (c. 31 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Athens (c. 23 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Chillicothe (c. 21 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Portsmouth (c. 20 200 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km S of McArthur, Ohio. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -82.4831° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.2276° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km S of McArthur, Ohio Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-24 16:24:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-24 16:36:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 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 180 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 0.313 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 26 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008uvu Id of event.
Event Code 10008uvu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008uvu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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