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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Chernabura Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 54.8528S, -160.1786WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:58:06 / 4:58 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20005adq. Event ids that are associated: ak12988568, us20005adq. Exact location, longitude -160.1786° West, latitude 54.8528° North, depth = 25.56 km. Global time and date of event 17/03/16 / 2016-03-17 00:58:06 / March 17, 2016 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.56 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.1786° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.8528° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-03-17 00:58:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 00:25:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 188 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 0.526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20005adq Id of event.
Event Code 20005adq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12988568,us20005adq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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