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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Bcharre in Lebanon

Earthquake location 34.1897S, 36.1632WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Bcharre in Lebanon on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003eac. Id of event: us70003eac. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/19 / 2019-04-29 12:07:27 / April 29, 2019 @ 12:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 36.1632 East, latitude 34.1897 North, depth = 10 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:27 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tartouss, Dārayyā, Homs. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 pop), Syria (c. 22 198 000 pop). Event epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Damascus (c. 1 569 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Homs (c. 775 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tripoli (c. 229 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Douma (c. 111 900 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 15 km ESE of Bcharre, Lebanon.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 36.1632° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1897° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15km ESE of Bcharre, Lebanon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-29 12:07:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-29 22:03:26 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 189 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 2.46 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us70003eac Id of event.
Event Code 70003eac An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003eac, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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