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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Kiefersfelden in Germany

Earthquake location 47.5993S, 12.1993WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Kiefersfelden in Germany on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70005xfs. Event ids that are associated: us70005xfs. Exact location of event, longitude 12.1993 East, latitude 47.5993 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 22/10/19 / 2019-10-22 23:35:42 / October 22, 2019 @ 11:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 00:35:42 / 12:35 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Munich (c. 1 260 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Salzburg (c. 150 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Innsbruck (c. 112 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Bogenhausen (c. 77 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Rosenheim (c. 60 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Germering (c. 36 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Austria (c. 8 205 000 pop), Germany (c. 81 802 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oberschleißheim, Abtenau, Velden (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 1 km SSE of Kiefersfelden, Germany.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 12.1993° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km SSE of Kiefersfelden, Germany Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-22 23:35:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-23 00:06:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 60 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 223 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 1.384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005xfs Id of event.
Event Code 70005xfs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005xfs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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