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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Little Diomede Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 65.3509S, -167.9162WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km SE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/16 / 2016-01-31 10:10:58 / January 31, 2016 @ 10:10 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.4 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -167.9162 West, latitude 65.3509 North, depth = 14.4 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12714296. Unique identifier: ak12714296. The temblor was detected at 01:10:58 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 62 km SE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -167.9162° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 65.3509° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SE of Little Diomede Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-31 10:10:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 05:18:26 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 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 7 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 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129.599989632 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 ak12714296 Id of event.
Event Code 12714296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12714296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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