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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.3589S, -177.47WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 74 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (46 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 44.52 km (28 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.47 West, latitude 51.3589 North, depth = 44.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:25:18 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20005ivz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13448565, us20005ivz. Global time and date of event 15/04/16 / 2016-04-15 18:25:18 / April 15, 2016 @ 6:25 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty-two 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 74 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.47° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.3589° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 44.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-15 18:25:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-16 15:09:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 234 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 0.532 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 206 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 us20005ivz Id of event.
Event Code 20005ivz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13448565,us20005ivz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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