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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Hyder in Alaska



Earthquake location 55.8863S, -129.9554WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 km SE of Hyder, Alaska (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:42:32 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -129.9554° West, latitude 55.8863° North, depth = 10.52 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/09/15 / 2015-09-11 05:42:32 / September 11, 2015 @ 5:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.52 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mg6. Id of event: us10003mg6.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SE of Hyder, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -129.9554° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.8863° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SE of Hyder, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-11 05:42:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-09 12:11:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 121 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 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 us10003mg6 Id of event.
Event Code 10003mg6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003mg6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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