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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 213 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada

Earthquake location 49.0682S, -128.9946WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 213 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada (132 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:00 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 16:27:00 / October 22, 2018 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000hfn8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfn8, at00ph0doz. Exact location of event, longitude -128.9946 West, latitude 49.0682 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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: 213 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -128.9946° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.0682° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 213km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-22 16:27:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-10-22 16:45:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 416 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,at, 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 1.669 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 us1000hfn8 Id of event.
Event Code 1000hfn8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000hfn8,at00ph0doz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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