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Light earthquake 4 mag, 25 km WNW of `Atlit, Israel

Earthquake location 32.739S, 34.6699WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from `Atlit in Israel. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/02/20 / 2020-02-06 04:53:51 / February 6, 2020 @ 4:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 34.6699 East, latitude 32.739 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:53:51 / 6:53 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007jnl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jnl.

Nearby country/countries, Israel (c. 7 354 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Banī Zayd ash Shārqīyah, Bayt Fūrīk, Baytā al Fawqā (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 31 km (19 miles) from Haifa (c. 267 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tel Aviv (c. 250 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from (c. 220 500 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from (c. 200 000 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Netanya (c. 171 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from (c. 165 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby.

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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: 25 km WNW of `Atlit, Israel. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 34.6699° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.739° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km WNW of `Atlit, Israel Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-06 04:53:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-06 05:26:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 120 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.5 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 249 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 1.621 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 138 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007jnl Id of event.
Event Code 70007jnl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007jnl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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