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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Chignik Lake in Alaska



Earthquake location 57.0558S, -157.8445WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (65 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 21:16:46 / April 2, 2016 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:46 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak13425474. Event ids that are associated: ak13425474. Exact location of event, longitude -157.8445 West, latitude 57.0558 North, depth = 12.7 km.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 105 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.8445° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.0558° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-02 21:16:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-11 21:16:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 138 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 24 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 0.82 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 ak13425474 Id of event.
Event Code 13425474 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13425474, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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