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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.003S, -169.2874WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:47:09 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: ak11661479. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11661479. Global time and date of event 28/07/15 / 2015-07-28 22:47:09 / July 28, 2015 @ 10:47 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -169.2874° West, 52.003° North, depth 35.8 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-six and in the last 365 days two hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.2874° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.003° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.8 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 22:47:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-03 17:40:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 188 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 27 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 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215.99998272 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 ak11661479 Id of event.
Event Code 11661479 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11661479, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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