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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Beirut in Lebanon

Earthquake location 33.901S, 35.519WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Beirut in Lebanon on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b9bx. Id of event: us6000b9bx. Exact location, longitude 35.519° East, latitude 33.901° North, depth = 0 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 15:08:18 / August 4, 2020 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:08:18 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was At Tall, Qiryat Shemona, Tyre. Earthquake epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Beirut (c. 1 916 100 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Ra’s Bayrūt (c. 1 251 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tripoli (c. 229 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sidon (c. 163 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Tyre (c. 135 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Lebanon (c. 4 125 000 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km ENE of Beirut, Lebanon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 35.519° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.901° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km ENE of Beirut, Lebanon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-04 15:08:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-04 19:59:15 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 168 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 explosion Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b9bx Id of event.
Event Code 6000b9bx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b9bx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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