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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Huarte-Uharte in Spain

Earthquake location 42.8717S, -1.5827WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Huarte-Uharte in Spain. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:38 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was 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). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 00:21:38 / October 1, 2020 @ 12:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -1.5827 West, latitude 42.8717 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3hi. Id of event: us6000c3hi.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orthez, Lekeitio, Durango. Close country/countries that might be effected, Spain (c. 46 506 000 pop), France (c. 64 768 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Gasteiz / Vitoria (c. 235 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Pamplona (c. 198 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Donostia / San Sebastián (c. 185 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Logroño (c. 152 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Irun (c. 61 000 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Bayonne (c. 44 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 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: 4 km N of Huarte-Uharte, Spain.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -1.5827° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.8717° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4 km N of Huarte-Uharte, Spain Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-01 00:21:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 02:20:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 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 2.107 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c3hi Id of event.
Event Code 6000c3hi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c3hi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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