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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 60 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 59.8422S, -152.9091WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/16 / 2016-02-01 04:43:10 / February 1, 2016 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak12608494. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12608494. Exact location of event, longitude -152.9091 West, latitude 59.8422 North, depth = 102.7 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:43:10 / 7:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 102.7 km (64 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 60 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.9091° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8422° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 102.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km W 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 2016-02-01 04:43:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-01 04:57:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 222 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 0.64 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 ak12608494 Id of event.
Event Code 12608494 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12608494, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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