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



Earthquake location 52.6199S, -168.3296WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 50 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska (31 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.1 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak11732717, us10003kuh. Id of event: us10003kuh. Exact location of event, longitude -168.3296 West, latitude 52.6199 North, depth = 41.1 km. The temblor was reported at 12:10:29 / 12:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/15 / 2015-10-06 23:10:29 / October 6, 2015 @ 11:10 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km SE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.3296° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.6199° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km SE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-06 23:10:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-28 02:38:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 178 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 ,ak,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 1.44 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003kuh Id of event.
Event Code 10003kuh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11732717,us10003kuh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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