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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near South Glens Falls in New York

Earthquake location 43.2947S, -73.6385WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from South Glens Falls in New York on Wednesday. Event id: us60008dlh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008dlh. The temblor was picked up at 05:43:39 / 5:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.6385 West, latitude 43.2947 North, depth = 13.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 10:43:39 / March 11, 2020 @ 10:43 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.24 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Albany (c. 97 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from West Albany (c. 93 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Schenectady (c. 66 100 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Troy (c. 50 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Saratoga Springs (c. 26 600 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was North Adams, Delmar, Rensselaer (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 0 km SSW of South Glens Falls, New York.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.6385° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.2947° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km SSW of South Glens Falls, New York Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-11 10:43:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-11 10:52:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 158 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 0.092 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60008dlh Id of event.
Event Code 60008dlh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008dlh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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