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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0414S, -169.5428WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 102 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (63 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.93 km (12 miles). Id of earthquake: us10002x8n. Event ids that are associated: us10002x8n. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/08/15 / 2015-08-02 02:55:18 / August 2, 2015 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 15:55:18 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5428 West, latitude 52.0414 North, depth = 18.93 km.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 102 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.5428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0414° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 102km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-02 02:55:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-02 03:33:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 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 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 234 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 1.022 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us10002x8n Id of event.
Event Code 10002x8n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10002x8n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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