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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag was detected near Carnarvon in Australia

Earthquake location -24.5094S, 113.1041WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Carnarvon in Australia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/19 / 2019-02-01 08:28:16 / February 1, 2019 @ 8:28 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 113.1041 East, latitude -24.5094 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000jbqi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jbqi. The temblor was detected at 16:28:16 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Australia (c. 21 516 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Carnarvon (c. 7 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carnarvon (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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 66 km NW of Carnarvon, Australia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 113.1041° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -24.5094° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km NW of Carnarvon, Australia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-01 08:28:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-01 09:48:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 312 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 2.127 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us2000jbqi Id of event.
Event Code 2000jbqi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000jbqi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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