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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 11 km S of Penticton, Canada

Earthquake location 49.380833333333S, -119.58WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Penticton in Canada. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.53 km (-0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/11/19 / 2019-11-28 09:36:48 / November 28, 2019 @ 9:36 am. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:36:48 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61561761. Event ids that are associated: uw61561761. Exact location of earthquake, -119.58° West, 49.380833333333° North, depth -0.53 km.

Nearby country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Kelowna (c. 125 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Penticton (c. 37 700 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from West Kelowna (c. 28 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Summerland (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kelowna, West Kelowna, Summerland (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 11 km S of Penticton, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.58° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.380833333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km S of Penticton, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-28 09:36:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-04 00:25:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uw The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 233 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 uw61561761 Id of event.
Event Code 61561761 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61561761, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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