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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 93 km SSW of Homer, Alaska



Earthquake location 58.8968S, -152.3106WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SSW of Homer, Alaska (58 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: ak12810093. Event ids that are associated: ak12810093. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.2 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:29:43 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 00:29:43 / February 14, 2016 @ 12:29 am. Exact location of event, depth 52.2 km, -152.3106° West, 58.8968° North.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 93 km SSW of Homer, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.3106° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.8968° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km SSW of Homer, 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 00:29:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:42:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 168 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 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6881095 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125.99998992 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 ak12810093 Id of event.
Event Code 12810093 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12810093, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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