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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0467S, -169.2928WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/15 / 2015-07-28 23:56:25 / July 28, 2015 @ 11:56 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak11661505. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11661505. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:56:25 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -169.2928° West, 52.0467° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-three, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.2928° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0467° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-28 23:56:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-03 17:36:09 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 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 21 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 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 223.199982144 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak11661505 Id of event.
Event Code 11661505 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11661505, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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