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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 53.4068S, -165.0881WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.7 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.0881 West, latitude 53.4068 North, depth = 36.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 02:35:39 / February 11, 2016 @ 2:35 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak12797028. Unique identifier: ak12797028. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:35:39 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -165.0881° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.4068° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Fox Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-11 02:35:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:40:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 234 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7887208 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 226.799981856 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 ak12797028 Id of event.
Event Code 12797028 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12797028, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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