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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Tripoli in Lebanon

Earthquake location 34.5375S, 35.6238WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Tripoli in Lebanon. Exact location of event, longitude 35.6238 East, latitude 34.5375 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/12/18 / 2018-12-14 15:27:59 / December 14, 2018 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000itsi. Event ids that are associated: us2000itsi. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:27:59 / 5:27 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baabda, Bāniyās, Beirut (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Tripoli (c. 229 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Djounie (c. 96 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Tartouss (c. 89 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop), Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km WNW of Tripoli, Lebanon. This information 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 35.6238° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.5375° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km WNW of Tripoli, Lebanon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-14 15:27:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-15 06:26:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 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 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 1.934 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 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 us2000itsi Id of event.
Event Code 2000itsi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000itsi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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