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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 62 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska



Earthquake location 59.9206S, -152.9138WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 62 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska (39 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/10/15 / 2015-10-31 00:48:37 / October 31, 2015 @ 12:48 am. The temblor was detected at 16:48:37 / 4:48 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 100 km (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak11759429. Unique identifier: ak11759429. Exact location of event, longitude -152.9138 West, latitude 59.9206 North, depth = 100 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 62 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.9138° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.9206° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-31 00:48:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-31 01:54:04 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 129 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 66 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 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68.399994528 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 ak11759429 Id of event.
Event Code 11759429 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak11759429, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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