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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Gustavus in Alaska



Earthquake location 58.241S, -137.8377WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (77 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.8377 West, latitude 58.241 North, depth = 1 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:20:21 / 10:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13428440, us20005hk9. Unique identifier: us20005hk9. Global time and date of event 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 19:20:21 / April 12, 2016 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 124 km W of Gustavus, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -137.8377° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.241° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124km W of Gustavus, 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 19:20:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 21:19:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 199 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 1.591 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us20005hk9 Id of event.
Event Code 20005hk9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13428440,us20005hk9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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