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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Yunaska Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.1914S, -169.5268WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 93 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (58 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12230671, us20004hg9. Id of event: us20004hg9. The temblor was detected at 10:42:46 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 11/12/15 / 2015-12-11 21:42:46 / December 11, 2015 @ 9:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5268 West, latitude 52.1914 North, depth = 17.51 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.51 km (11 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 93 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.5268° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1914° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km ESE of Yunaska 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 2015-12-11 21:42:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-03 00:29:08 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 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 ,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 0.608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.34 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 222 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 us20004hg9 Id of event.
Event Code 20004hg9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12230671,us20004hg9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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