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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 164 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska



Earthquake location 53.3723S, -163.636WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 164 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (102 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 07:04:31 / January 26, 2016 @ 7:04 am. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:04:31 / 8:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.636° West, 53.3723° North, depth 18.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak12521082. Event ids that are associated: ak12521082.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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: 164 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.636° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3723° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 164km ESE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-26 07:04:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-02 03:49:38 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 178 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 27 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 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 223.199982144 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 ak12521082 Id of event.
Event Code 12521082 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12521082, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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