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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Amukta Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.8187S, -172.1527WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km WNW of Amukta Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Monday. Global time and date of event 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 15:43:35 / April 11, 2016 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:43:35 / 4:43 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 246.1 km (153 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak13486117. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13486117. Exact location, longitude -172.1527° West, latitude 52.8187° North, depth = 246.1 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 70 km WNW of Amukta Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -172.1527° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.8187° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 246.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km WNW of Amukta 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 2016-04-11 15:43:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-19 00:18:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 168 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 0.7 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 ak13486117 Id of event.
Event Code 13486117 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13486117, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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