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Minor earthquake, 3.78 mag was detected near Albion in Illinois

Earthquake location 38.4116669S, -87.9229965WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.78 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Albion in Illinois. Exact location of event, depth 15.32 km, -87.9229965° West, 38.4116669° North. All ids that are associated to the event: nm60207021. Unique identifier: nm60207021. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.32 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 11:47:28 / September 19, 2017 @ 11:47 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:47:28 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jasper, Mount Vernon, Huntingburg. Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Evansville (c. 117 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Henderson (c. 28 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Vincennes (c. 18 400 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Mount Vernon (c. 15 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Jasper (c. 15 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Washington (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 have been detected nearby. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 12 km ENE of Albion, Illinois.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.78 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.9229965° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4116669° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ENE of Albion, Illinois Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-19 11:47:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-19 11:59:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 75 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.44 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 248 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nm The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nm, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2814 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nm60207021 Id of event.
Event Code 60207021 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60207021, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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