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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 54 km SE of Ungsang-nodongjagu, North Korea

Earthquake location 42.0169S, 130.9379WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Ungsang-nodongjagu in North Korea on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/19 / 2019-07-15 22:05:37 / July 15, 2019 @ 10:05 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:05:37 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 130.9379° East, 42.0169° North, depth 567 km. Unique identifier: us60004uut. Ids that are associated to the event: us60004uut. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 567 km (352 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearby country/countries, North Korea (c. 22 912 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aoji-ri, Najin, Sŏnbong (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (36 miles) from Najin (c. 66 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Aoji-ri (c. 34 200 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sŏnbong (c. 27 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ungsang-nodongjagu (c. 8 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 54 km SE of Ungsang-nodongjagu, North Korea.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 130.9379° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.0169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 567 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km SE of Ungsang-nodongjagu, North Korea Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-15 22:05:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-26 01:20:47 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 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 271 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 2.313 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us60004uut Id of event.
Event Code 60004uut An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60004uut, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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