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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Amos in Canada

Earthquake location 48.4355S, -78.4391WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Amos in Canada on Saturday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:12:02 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 12:12:02 / July 25, 2020 @ 12:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -78.4391° West, 48.4355° North, depth 2.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.85 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b3z7. Event ids that are associated: us6000b3z7.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Sarre, Val-d’Or, Rouyn-Noranda (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Val-d’Or (c. 31 100 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Rouyn-Noranda (c. 24 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Amos (c. 17 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from La Sarre (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 0 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. 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: 27 km WSW of Amos, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.4391° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.4355° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km WSW of Amos, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-25 12:12:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-26 06:02:55 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 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 129 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 0.517 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 245 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 us6000b3z7 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b3z7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b3z7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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