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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, Southern Alaska



Earthquake location 59.7702S, -152.8969WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Southern Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Southern Alaska on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 14:36:17 / February 10, 2016 @ 2:36 pm. Exact location of event, depth 15.4 km, -152.8969° West, 59.7702° North. The temblor was reported at 14:36:17 / 2:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12795375. Id of event: ak12795375. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.4 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.

The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop).

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.8969° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.7702° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Southern Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-10 14:36:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:42:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2057142 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68.399994528 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 ak12795375 Id of event.
Event Code 12795375 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12795375, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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