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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Santo Amaro da Imperatriz in Brazil



Earthquake location -27.6462S, -48.8181WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Santo Amaro da Imperatriz in Brazil. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:28:58 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000dzmg. Unique identifier: us2000dzmg. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/18 / 2018-04-13 12:28:58 / April 13, 2018 @ 12:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -48.8181 West, latitude -27.6462 South, depth = 10 km.

Close country/countries that might be effected, Brazil (c. 201 103 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Florianópolis (c. 412 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from São José (c. 200 000 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Palhoça (c. 122 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Brusque (c. 88 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Biguaçu (c. 52 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Braço do Norte, Balneário Camboriú, São José (min 5000 pop).

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. 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.

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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: 6 km NW of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz, Brazil. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -48.8181° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -27.6462° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Santo Amaro da Imperatriz, Brazil Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-13 12:28:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-13 13:35:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -180 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 2.972 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000dzmg Id of event.
Event Code 2000dzmg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000dzmg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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