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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Tiberias in Israel

Earthquake location 32.8353S, 35.5216WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Tiberias in Israel on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 35.5216 East, latitude 32.8353 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:51:19 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000gf18. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gf18. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 08:51:19 / July 27, 2018 @ 8:51 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, Israel (c. 7 354 000 pop), Jordan (c. 6 407 000 pop), Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop), Palestinian Territory (c. 3 800 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bayt Fūrīk, Ţūlkarm, . The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Irbid (c. 307 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Haifa (c. 267 300 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Tyre (c. 135 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Nablus (c. 130 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from ‘Ajlūn (c. 125 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 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 two and in the last 365 days two 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km N of Tiberias, Israel. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 35.5216° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8353° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km N of Tiberias, Israel Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-27 08:51:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-27 10:00:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 130 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 0.752 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 110 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 us2000gf18 Id of event.
Event Code 2000gf18 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000gf18, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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