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Strong earthquake 6.2 mag, 170 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada

Earthquake location 51.406S, -130.27WA earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 170 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada (106 miles). The 6.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:30:47 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -130.27 West, latitude 51.406 North, depth = 12 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bella Bella in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00pu3ojb. Unique identifier: at00pu3ojb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/19 / 2019-07-04 04:30:47 / July 4, 2019 @ 4:30 am.

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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 170 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -130.27° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.406° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 170km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-04 04:30:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-04 04:34:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 1 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 591 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 44 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.547797 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165.599986752 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00pu3ojb Id of event.
Event Code 00pu3ojb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pu3ojb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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