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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Old Iliamna in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.64S, -153.4127WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 85 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska (53 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 112.13 km, -153.4127° West, 59.64° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 00:08:39 / February 6, 2016 @ 12:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 15:08:39 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 112.13 km (70 miles). Event id: us20004y8y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004y8y.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days two hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 85 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.4127° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.64° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 112.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-06 00:08:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 00:50:52 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 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, 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 0.37 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us20004y8y Id of event.
Event Code 20004y8y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004y8y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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