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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, Alaska Peninsula



Earthquake location 56.9859S, -157.6627WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/16 / 2016-04-03 15:47:11 / April 3, 2016 @ 3:47 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:47:11 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13426975. Unique identifier: ak13426975. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.6627 West, latitude 56.9859 North, depth = 21.3 km.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-one, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Alaska Peninsula. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.6627° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.9859° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Alaska Peninsula Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-03 15:47:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 09:42:21 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 11 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 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 129.599989632 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 ak13426975 Id of event.
Event Code 13426975 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13426975, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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