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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near King Salmon in Alaska



Earthquake location 57.9462S, -156.12WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 88 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska (55 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:54:22 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 135.9 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 10:54:22 / January 4, 2016 @ 10:54 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.12 West, latitude 57.9462 North, depth = 135.9 km. Unique identifier: ak12441468. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12441468.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 88 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.12° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.9462° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 135.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-04 10:54:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-07 00:47:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 158 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 0.35 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 ak12441468 Id of event.
Event Code 12441468 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12441468, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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