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Strong earthquake, 6.7 mag was detected near Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge



Earthquake location -1.1078S, -23.4178WA earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 06:32:51 / November 30, 2017 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:32:51 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: pt17334001, at00p07wur, us1000bj7t. Id of event: us1000bj7t. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -23.4178 West, latitude -1.1078 South, depth = 10 km.

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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: Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -23.4178° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -1.1078° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Central Mid-Atlantic Ridge Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-30 06:32:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-30 06:53:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -120 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 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 691 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 ,pt,at,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 11.288 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000bj7t Id of event.
Event Code 1000bj7t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17334001,at00p07wur,us1000bj7t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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