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Minor earthquake, 2.87 mag was detected near Massena in New York

Earthquake location 44.7885017S, -74.6318359WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Massena in New York. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/18 / 2018-03-21 04:59:14 / March 21, 2018 @ 4:59 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.03 km (0 miles). The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:59:14 / 11:59 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ld60148906. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ld60148906. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.6318359 West, latitude 44.7885017 North, depth = 0.03 km.

Epicenter of the event was 27 km (17 miles) from Cornwall (c. 48 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (c. 38 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ogdensburg (c. 11 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Massena (c. 10 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Les Coteaux (c. 10 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ogdensburg, Saranac Lake, Salaberry-de-Valleyfield (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 25 km SE of Massena, New York.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.87 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.6318359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.7885017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SE of Massena, New York Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-21 04:59:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-21 05:11:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ld The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ld, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1029 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 111 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 ld60148906 Id of event.
Event Code 60148906 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ld60148906, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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