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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Amatignak Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 50.7478S, 179.6346WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 105 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (65 miles). Unique identifier: ak13485853. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13485853. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.9 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:47:39 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 24.9 km, 179.6346° East, 50.7478° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 19:47:39 / April 10, 2016 @ 7:47 pm UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 105 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.6346° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.7478° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 105km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-10 19:47:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-18 19:17:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 178 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 0.48 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 ak13485853 Id of event.
Event Code 13485853 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13485853, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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