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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 7 km SW of Canton, Mississippi

Earthquake location 32.5586S, -90.0843WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Canton in Mississippi. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -90.0843 West, latitude 32.5586 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us10002mc3. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002mc3. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:23:01 / 8:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/15 / 2015-06-29 13:23:01 / June 29, 2015 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Jackson (c. 173 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Clinton (c. 25 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Pearl (c. 25 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Madison (c. 24 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Ridgeland (c. 24 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Vicksburg, Kosciusko, Crystal Springs (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Each 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 7 km SW of Canton, Mississippi.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.0843° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.5586° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SW of Canton, Mississippi Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-06-29 13:23:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-06-29 14:11:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 118 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 206 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 0.499 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71 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 us10002mc3 Id of event.
Event Code 10002mc3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002mc3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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