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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag has occurred near Chaloem Phra Kiat in Thailand

Earthquake location 19.4377S, 101.2241WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Chaloem Phra Kiat in Thailand. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 21:03:57 / November 20, 2019 @ 9:03 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:03:57 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006anm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006anm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 101.2241° East, 19.4377° North.

Event epicenter was 108 km (67 miles) from Louangphabang (c. 47 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Nan (c. 24 700 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Pong (c. 14 400 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chiang Kham (c. 14 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Sainyabuli (c. 13 500 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Chiang Klang (c. 13 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Louangphabang, Pong, Chiang Kham (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop), Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km SE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.2241° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4377° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-20 21:03:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-20 21:27:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.707 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 503 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 2.243 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006anm Id of event.
Event Code 70006anm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006anm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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