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Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Chirik



Earthquake location 56.7925S, -155.6119WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 107 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska (66 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 38.1 km, -155.6119° West, 56.7925° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/15 / 2015-10-10 14:34:54 / October 10, 2015 @ 2:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.1 km (24 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11735074. Unique identifier: ak11735074. The temblor was picked up at 04:34:54 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.6119° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.7925° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 107km N of Chirikof Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-10 14:34:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-10 15:32:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 2.59 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 234 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 1.31 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 ak11735074 Id of event.
Event Code 11735074 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11735074, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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