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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Fort McPherson in Canada



Earthquake location 66.2255S, -135.2136WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 136 km S of Fort McPherson, Canada (85 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.3 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12526647. Unique identifier: ak12526647. Exact location, longitude -135.2136° West, latitude 66.2255° North, depth = 8.3 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 20:23:00 / January 26, 2016 @ 8:23 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:23:00 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 136 km S of Fort McPherson, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -135.2136° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 66.2255° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 136km S of Fort McPherson, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-26 20:23:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-02 03:50:39 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 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 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 15 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 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176.399985888 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 ak12526647 Id of event.
Event Code 12526647 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12526647, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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