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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Mifflintown in Pennsylvania

Earthquake location 40.4224S, -77.5028WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Mifflintown in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 19:30:57 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/06/19 / 2019-06-13 00:30:57 / June 13, 2019 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -77.5028° West, 40.4224° North, depth 29.03 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 29.03 km (18 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60004089. Unique identifier: us60004089.

Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Harrisburg (c. 49 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Altoona (c. 46 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from York (c. 43 700 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from State College (c. 42 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Chambersburg (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was York, Hanover, Elizabethtown.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km SSW of Mifflintown, Pennsylvania. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.5028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4224° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSW of Mifflintown, Pennsylvania Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-13 00:30:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-13 00:40:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 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 178 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 0.258 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 38 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 us60004089 Id of event.
Event Code 60004089 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004089, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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