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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 12 km W of Vancouver, Canada

Earthquake location 49.2656S, -123.2961WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (mg/mb) was reported Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Vancouver in Canada. The temblor was reported at 08:12:29 / 8:12 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-15 04:12:29 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -123.2961 West, latitude 49.2656 North, depth 10 km.

Close countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). The epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Vancouver (c. 1 838 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Burnaby (c. 202 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Richmond (c. 182 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bellingham, Abbotsford, Parksville.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.2961° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.2656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km W of Vancouver, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-15 04:12:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-15 04:40:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 194 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 0.624 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 257 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usb000tpg8 Id of event.
Event Code b000tpg8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usb000tpg8 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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