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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Willow in Alaska



Earthquake location 61.8278S, -152.1713WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km W of Willow, Alaska (70 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 02:08:18 / February 15, 2016 @ 2:08 am. Exact location, longitude -152.1713° West, latitude 61.8278° North, depth = 109.3 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.3 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:08:18 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak12820116. Event ids that are associated: ak12820116.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 112 km W of Willow, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.1713° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.8278° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 112km W of Willow, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-15 02:08:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:38:15 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 211 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 111 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3656143 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 71.999994240001 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 ak12820116 Id of event.
Event Code 12820116 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12820116, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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