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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 60 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska



Earthquake location 59.8143S, -152.9133WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.9133 West, latitude 59.8143 North, depth = 107 km. The temblor was detected at 01:27:07 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 107 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 09:27:07 / April 12, 2016 @ 9:27 am. Event id: ak13427058. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13427058.

Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 60 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.9133° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8143° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km W of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-12 09:27:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 10:07:35 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 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 0.52 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 ak13427058 Id of event.
Event Code 13427058 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13427058, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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