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Strong earthquake, 6.1 mag strikes near Chaloem Phra Kiat in Thailand

Earthquake location 19.4512S, 101.3449WA earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Chaloem Phra Kiat in Thailand. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/11/19 / 2019-11-20 23:50:44 / November 20, 2019 @ 11:50 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:50:44 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 101.3449° East, 19.4512° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us70006ara. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006ara.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 96 km (60 miles) from Louangphabang (c. 47 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Nan (c. 24 700 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Pong (c. 14 400 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Chiang Kham (c. 14 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Sainyabuli (c. 13 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Chiang Klang (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Laos (c. 6 368 000 pop), Thailand (c. 67 090 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pong, Chiang Kham, Louangphabang.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km ESE of Chaloem Phra Kiat, Thailand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 101.3449° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 19.4512° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km ESE 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 23:50:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-21 00:10:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 16 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 7.102 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 580 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 2.356 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us70006ara Id of event.
Event Code 70006ara An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006ara, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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