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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Adak in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.5619S, -175.2844WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (63 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:00:25 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak12531714. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12531714. Exact location of event, depth 25.8 km, -175.2844° West, 51.5619° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.8 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 07:00:25 / January 27, 2016 @ 7:00 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -175.2844° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.5619° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km ESE of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-27 07:00:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 22:27:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6764314 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 233.99998128 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 ak12531714 Id of event.
Event Code 12531714 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12531714, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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