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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near La Malbaie in Canada

Earthquake location 47.702S, -69.9963WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from La Malbaie in Canada. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.67 km (11 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:34 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 01:16:34 / June 28, 2019 @ 1:16 am. Event id: us7000477l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000477l. Exact location of event, longitude -69.9963 West, latitude 47.702 North, depth = 17.67 km.

Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Rivière-du-Loup (c. 18 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from La Malbaie (c. 9 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Baie-Saint-Paul (c. 7 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baie-Saint-Paul, Rivière-du-Loup, La Malbaie.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 12 km ENE of La Malbaie, Canada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -69.9963° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.702° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km ENE of La Malbaie, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-28 01:16:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-29 07:48:12 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 121 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 0.27 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 116 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 us7000477l Id of event.
Event Code 7000477l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000477l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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