Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Amos in Canada

Earthquake location 48.4095S, -78.5392WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Amos in Canada on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 18:28:42 / October 30, 2020 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c84u. Id of event: us7000c84u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.48 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -78.5392 West, latitude 48.4095 North, depth = 3.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:28:42 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Val-d’Or (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Rouyn-Noranda (c. 24 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Amos (c. 17 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Sarre (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Val-d’Or, La Sarre, Rouyn-Noranda (min 5000 pop).

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. 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 have been detected in the same area.

Did you feel anything?

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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km WSW of Amos, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.5392° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.4095° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 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 2020-10-30 18:28:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-31 05:01:11 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 199 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 0.566 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us7000c84u Id of event.
Event Code 7000c84u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c84u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply