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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.6184S, -179.5915WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 19:31:12 / February 3, 2016 @ 7:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.3 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.5915° West, latitude 51.6184° North, depth = 49.3 km. Unique identifier: ak12658643. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12658643. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:31:12 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.5915° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6184° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Andreanof 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 2016-02-03 19:31:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:42:19 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 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4823953 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.58 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 345.599972352 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 ak12658643 Id of event.
Event Code 12658643 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12658643, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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