Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Moderate World Earthquakes Magnitude 5–5.9, Tsunami warning alerts

Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 212 km W of Tofino, Canada

Earthquake location 48.8901S, -128.7917WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 212 km W of Tofino, Canada (132 miles). Unique identifier: us7000mxsp. Ids that are associated to the event: at00sgb8n9, us7000mxsp. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tofino in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:06:48 / 3:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -128.7917° West, 48.8901° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/24 / 2024-07-08 15:06:48 / July 8, 2024 @ 3:06 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Did you feel it?

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: 212 km W of Tofino, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2024 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -128.7917° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.8901° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 212 km W 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 2024-07-08 15:06:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-08 15:27:20 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 416 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 ,at,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 98 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.803 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mxsp Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxsp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00sgb8n9,us7000mxsp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply