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Light earthquake, 4.4801864624023 mag was detected near Vancouver Island, Canada region

Earthquake location 48.589832305908S, -125.17082977295WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4801864624023 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Vancouver Island, Canada region kilometers (0 miles) from Vancouver Island, Canada region. Exact location of event, longitude -125.17082977295 West, latitude 48.589832305908 North, depth = 4.9800000190735 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4801864624023-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:35:33 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.9800000190735 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61568547. Id of event: uw61568547. Global time and date of event 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 21:35:33 / January 24, 2020 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Port Alberni (c. 21 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port Alberni.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4801864624023 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.17082977295° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.589832305908° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.9800000190735 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Vancouver Island, Canada region Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-24 21:35:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-24 21:41:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 automatic 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 309 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 24 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 0.180000007 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 uw61568547 Id of event.
Event Code 61568547 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61568547, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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