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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Juba in South Sudan


Earthquake location 4.9554S, 32.1062WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Juba in South Sudan on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 16:38:55 / October 10, 2020 @ 4:38 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c7g9. Id of event: us6000c7g9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 32.1062 East, latitude 4.9554 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:38:55 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Torit, Juba. The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Juba (c. 300 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Torit (c. 20 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, South Sudan (c. 8 260 000 pop).

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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 59 km E of Juba, South Sudan.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 32.1062° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.9554° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59 km E of Juba, South Sudan Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-10 16:38:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-11 04:22:57 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 2 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 234 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 3.586 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 225 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 us6000c7g9 Id of event.
Event Code 6000c7g9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c7g9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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