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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 30 km NNE of Val-des-Monts, Canada

Earthquake location 45.88S, -75.46WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Val-des-Monts in Canada. Exact location of earthquake, -75.46° West, 45.88° North, depth 21.5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/07/17 / 2017-07-31 14:50:34 / July 31, 2017 @ 2:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:50:34 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a5ah. Unique identifier: us2000a5ah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.5 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Ottawa (c. 812 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Gatineau (c. 242 100 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Clarence-Rockland (c. 20 800 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Mont-Laurier (c. 13 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Hawkesbury (c. 12 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mont-Tremblant, Mont-Laurier, Hawkesbury.

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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NNE of Val-des-Monts, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.46° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.88° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km NNE of Val-des-Monts, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-31 14:50:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-06 03:01:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 148 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 us2000a5ah Id of event.
Event Code 2000a5ah An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a5ah, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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