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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near San Sai in Thailand

Earthquake location 18.9101S, 99.2384WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from San Sai in Thailand on Friday. Event id: us70005w67. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005w67. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 14:46:26 / October 18, 2019 @ 2:46 pm. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:46:26 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 99.2384 East, latitude 18.9101 North, depth = 10 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Chiang Mai (c. 201 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lampang (c. 156 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lamphun (c. 43 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from San Kamphaeng (c. 33 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Dok Kham Tai (c. 23 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Phayao (c. 21 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dok Kham Tai, Chom Thong, Mae Chai (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km ENE of San Sai, Thailand.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 99.2384° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 18.9101° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km ENE of San Sai, Thailand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-18 14:46:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-20 04:48:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 222 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 0.294 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 204 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 us70005w67 Id of event.
Event Code 70005w67 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005w67, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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