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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Tofino in Canada

Earthquake location 48.583S, -128.446WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 196 km WSW of Tofino, Canada (122 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 19:59:23 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/07/24 / 2024-07-03 19:59:23 / July 3, 2024 @ 7:59 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: at00sg2cuz. Ids that are associated to the event: at00sg2cuz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 62 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Tofino in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 62 km, -128.446° West, 48.583° North.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 196 km WSW of Tofino, Canada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -128.446° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 196 km WSW of Tofino, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-03 19:59:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-03 20:05:23 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 1 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 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.293224 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158.399987328 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00sg2cuz Id of event.
Event Code 00sg2cuz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00sg2cuz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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