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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag strikes near Port McNeill in Canada

Earthquake location 49.1629S, -129.319WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 225 km SW of Port McNeill, Canada (140 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -129.319° West, 49.1629° North, depth 31 km. Id of earthquake: at00sgb8n9. Event ids that are associated: at00sgb8n9. The temblor was picked up at 15:06:45 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port McNeill in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/07/24 / 2024-07-08 15:06:45 / July 8, 2024 @ 3:06 pm.

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 225 km SW of Port McNeill, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -129.319° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.1629° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 225 km SW of Port McNeill, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-08 15:06:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-08 15:13:24 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 354 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 67 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 3.240223 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 230.399981568 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 at00sgb8n9 Id of event.
Event Code 00sgb8n9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00sgb8n9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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