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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.9777S, -153.5319WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (44 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11736867. Unique identifier: ak11736867. The temblor was picked up at 12:45:59 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 134.1 km (83 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 20:45:59 / October 11, 2015 @ 8:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.5319 West, latitude 59.9777 North, depth = 134.1 km.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 71 km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.5319° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.9777° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km SW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-11 20:45:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-11 21:45:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 178 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 0.7 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 ak11736867 Id of event.
Event Code 11736867 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11736867, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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