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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 68 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska



Earthquake location 52.3801S, -168.4264WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 68 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (42 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak12483138, us10004ge9. Unique identifier: us10004ge9. Exact location of earthquake, -168.4264° West, 52.3801° North, depth 37.18 km. Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 01:02:23 / January 22, 2016 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:02:23 / 2:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 37.18 km (23 miles).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. 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: 68 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.4264° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3801° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-22 01:02:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-16 02:35:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.647 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us10004ge9 Id of event.
Event Code 10004ge9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12483138,us10004ge9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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