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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 0 km ESE of Amherstburg, Canada

Earthquake location 42.1138S, -83.0397WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Amherstburg in Canada on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -83.0397° West, 42.1138° North. The temblor was detected at 19:01:35 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/04/18 / 2018-04-20 00:01:35 / April 20, 2018 @ 12:01 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000dny9. Unique identifier: us1000dny9.

Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fremont, Richmond, Maumee. Earthquake epicenter was 24 km (15 miles) from Detroit (c. 713 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Toledo (c. 287 200 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Windsor (c. 278 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Warren (c. 134 100 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sterling Heights (c. 129 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ann Arbor (c. 113 900 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 0 km ESE of Amherstburg, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -83.0397° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 42.1138° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 0km ESE of Amherstburg, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-20 00:01:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-20 00:13:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 94 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.21 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 240 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 0.495 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us1000dny9 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dny9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dny9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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