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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Flomaton in Alabama

Earthquake location 31.0118S, -87.2012WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Flomaton in Alabama. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -87.2012 West, latitude 31.0118 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 12:36:21 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/19 / 2019-03-11 18:36:21 / March 11, 2019 @ 6:36 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jdt6. Id of event: us1000jdt6.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Spanish Fort, Andalusia, Navarre (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from East Pensacola Heights (c. 54 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pensacola (c. 51 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Navarre (c. 31 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Ferry Pass (c. 28 900 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Cantonment (c. 26 500 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 5 km ENE of Flomaton, Alabama.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.2012° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.0118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km ENE of Flomaton, Alabama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-11 18:36:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-11 21:23:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 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 149 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 0.202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 163 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 us1000jdt6 Id of event.
Event Code 1000jdt6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jdt6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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