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Strong earthquake 6.6 mag, 215 km WSW of Port McNeill, Canada

Earthquake location 49.855S, -129.881WA earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 215 km WSW of Port McNeill, Canada (134 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Exact location, longitude -129.881° West, latitude 49.855° North, depth = 11 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ew1720710590, pt24193001, at00sggsq8. Id of event: pt24193001. Global time and date of event 11/07/24 / 2024-07-11 15:08:32 / July 11, 2024 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port McNeill in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:08:32 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 215 km WSW of Port McNeill, Canada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -129.881° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.855° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 215 km WSW 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 2024-07-11 15:08:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-11 15:21:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 670 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network pt The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ew,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 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 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 Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID pt24193001 Id of event.
Event Code 24193001 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ew1720710590,pt24193001,at00sggsq8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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