Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska



Earthquake location 50.1978S, 178.6231WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/16 / 2016-02-14 14:10:39 / February 14, 2016 @ 2:10 pm. Unique identifier: ak12857419. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12857419. The temblor was reported at 14:10:39 / 2:10 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.9 km (33 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 178.6231° East, 50.1978° North, depth 52.9 km.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

Did you feel anything?

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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.6231° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.1978° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Rat 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 2016-02-14 14:10:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-20 00:44:53 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 121 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 341.99997264 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 ak12857419 Id of event.
Event Code 12857419 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12857419, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply