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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1834S, -169.353WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 90 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (56 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13214601. Id of event: ak13214601. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.4 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.353 West, latitude 52.1834 North, depth = 22.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/16 / 2016-04-01 19:52:20 / April 1, 2016 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:52:20 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days four hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.353° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1834° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km SSW 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 2016-04-01 19:52:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-07 21:37:58 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 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 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 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak13214601 Id of event.
Event Code 13214601 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13214601, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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