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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 7 km ESE of Swanage, United Kingdom

Earthquake location 50.5744S, -1.8646WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Swanage in United Kingdom. Exact location of earthquake, -1.8646° West, 50.5744° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 09:51:51 / May 19, 2019 @ 9:51 am. Event id: us70003n8n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003n8n. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:51:51 / 9:51 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 49 km (30 miles) from Southampton (c. 246 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Portsmouth (c. 194 200 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Bournemouth (c. 163 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Poole (c. 150 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Gosport (c. 70 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Selsey, Andover, Tidworth (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United Kingdom (c. 62 348 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km ESE of Swanage, United Kingdom. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -1.8646° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.5744° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Swanage, United Kingdom Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-19 09:51:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-19 12:24:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 0 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 138 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 3.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 212 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 us70003n8n Id of event.
Event Code 70003n8n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003n8n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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