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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 1 km WSW of Pollard, Alabama

Earthquake location 31.0206S, -87.1914WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Pollard in Alabama. The temblor was picked up at 15:07:53 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -87.1914 West, latitude 31.0206 North, depth = 4 km. Unique identifier: us7000bh6x. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh6x. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 15:07:53 / September 3, 2020 @ 3:07 pm.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saraland, Jackson, Ocean City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from East Pensacola Heights (c. 54 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Pensacola (c. 51 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Navarre (c. 31 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ferry Pass (c. 28 900 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Cantonment (c. 26 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bellview (c. 23 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 1 km WSW of Pollard, Alabama.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -87.1914° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.0206° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km WSW of Pollard, Alabama Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-03 15:07:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-04 13:08:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 143 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.036 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 298 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 0.19 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000bh6x Id of event.
Event Code 7000bh6x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bh6x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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