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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Black Canyon City in Arizona

Earthquake location 34.1133S, -112.1254WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Black Canyon City in Arizona. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.52 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000419q. Id of event: us2000419q. The temblor was reported at 23:49:32 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -112.1254 West, latitude 34.1133 North, depth = 9.52 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/15 / 2015-11-02 06:49:32 / November 2, 2015 @ 6:49 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Sedona, Guadalupe, Laveen. Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Phoenix (c. 1 445 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Mesa (c. 439 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Glendale (c. 226 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Scottsdale (c. 217 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tempe (c. 161 700 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Tempe Junction (c. 158 400 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 5 km NNE of Black Canyon City, Arizona.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.1254° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.1133° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Black Canyon City, Arizona Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-02 06:49:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-02 07:05:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 246 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 0.643 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 us2000419q Id of event.
Event Code 2000419q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000419q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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