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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.8811S, -169.5343WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.5343° West, 51.8811° North, depth 20.6 km. Global time and date of event 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 02:35:08 / January 3, 2016 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak12406945. Event ids that are associated: ak12406945. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:08 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.6 km (13 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.5343° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8811° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-03 02:35:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-08 02:08:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 188 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 0.63 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 ak12406945 Id of event.
Event Code 12406945 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12406945, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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