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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Sungjibaegam in North Korea



Earthquake location 41.3116S, 129.0524WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Sungjibaegam in North Korea. The temblor was reported at 17:29:17 / 5:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 129.0524° East, 41.3116° North, depth 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 08:29:17 / September 23, 2017 @ 8:29 am. Id of earthquake: us2000ati7. Event ids that are associated: us2000ati7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chongjin, Hyesan-si, Hyesan-dong (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Chongjin (c. 327 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hyesan-si (c. 192 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Hyesan-dong (c. 97 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kilju (c. 63 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kyŏngsŏng (c. 35 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Nanam (c. 34 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 129.0524° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.3116° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km ENE of Sungjibaegam, North Korea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-23 08:29:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-23 10:41:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 540 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 188 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 3.328 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 160 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000ati7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000ati7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ati7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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