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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 4 km ENE of Wieszowa, Poland

Earthquake location 50.3935S, 18.8225WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Wieszowa in Poland. The temblor was picked up at 09:55:18 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/18 / 2018-04-23 08:55:18 / April 23, 2018 @ 8:55 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dqkt. Unique identifier: us1000dqkt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.24 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 18.8225 East, latitude 50.3935 North, depth = 9.24 km.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 87 km (54 miles) from Kraków (c. 755 100 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Katowice (c. 317 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Ostrava (c. 313 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Częstochowa (c. 248 100 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sosnowiec (c. 227 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Gliwice (c. 198 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Czech Republic (c. 10 476 000 pop), Poland (c. 38 500 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wołczyn, Kraków, Krnov (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 has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km ENE of Wieszowa, Poland.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 18.8225° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.3935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km ENE of Wieszowa, Poland Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-23 08:55:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-24 02:58:47 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 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 234 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 1.03 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 60 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000dqkt Id of event.
Event Code 1000dqkt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dqkt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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