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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Sutton-Alpine in Alaska

Earthquake location 62.0376S, -148.4738WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak11704919. Unique identifier: ak11704919. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.2 km (18 miles). Exact location of event, depth 28.2 km, -148.4738° West, 62.0376° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 00:10:59 / September 17, 2015 @ 12:10 am. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:10:59 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Meadow Lakes, Wasilla, Tanaina.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 33 km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.4738° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.0376° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-17 00:10:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-17 00:32:42 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 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 automatic 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 138 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 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 1.05 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 ak11704919 Id of event.
Event Code 11704919 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11704919, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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