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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag was detected near Anchor Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.7725S, -152.5442WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -152.5442° West, 59.7725° North, depth 74.2 km. The temblor was detected at 00:51:54 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/15 / 2015-08-07 08:51:54 / August 7, 2015 @ 8:51 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00nspfah, ak11671152. Id of event: ak11671152. The epicenter was at a depth of 74.2 km (46 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.5442° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.7725° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 74.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km W of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-08-07 08:51:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-08-07 09:17:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 1.88 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 222 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 ,at,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak11671152 Id of event.
Event Code 11671152 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00nspfah,ak11671152, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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