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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near McGrath in Alaska



Earthquake location 63.0795S, -154.3784WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 63 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 67.5 km (42 miles). Unique identifier: ak12813560. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12813560. Global time and date of event 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 08:46:07 / February 14, 2016 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -154.3784 West, latitude 63.0795 North, depth = 67.5 km. The temblor was reported at 23:46:07 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 63 km ENE of McGrath, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -154.3784° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 63.0795° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 67.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km ENE of McGrath, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-14 08:46:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:42:44 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 automatic 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 158 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 26 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7545848 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.75 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86.399993088 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 ak12813560 Id of event.
Event Code 12813560 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12813560, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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