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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 10 km W of Aigueblanche, France



Earthquake location 45.4945S, 6.3706WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Aigueblanche in France on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 13:10:24 / 1:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 6.3706 East, latitude 45.4945 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000bqiq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000bqiq. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 12:10:24 / November 17, 2017 @ 12:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Mure, Bellegarde-sur-Valserine, Lancy. Country/countries that might be effected, France (c. 64 768 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Grenoble (c. 158 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Chambéry (c. 61 600 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Annecy (c. 49 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Saint-Martin-d’Hères (c. 35 500 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Échirolles (c. 33 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 10 km W of Aigueblanche, France.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 6.3706° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.4945° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km W of Aigueblanche, France Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-17 12:10:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-17 17:43:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 158 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 0.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us2000bqiq Id of event.
Event Code 2000bqiq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bqiq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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