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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Nikolski in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.7944S, -167.6604WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 151 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (94 miles). Exact location, longitude -167.6604° West, latitude 51.7944° North, depth = 25.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13488690. Unique identifier: ak13488690. The temblor was picked up at 01:31:16 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 12:31:16 / April 13, 2016 @ 12:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-six 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 151 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -167.6604° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7944° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 151km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-13 12:31:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-21 00:52:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 129 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 0.34 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 ak13488690 Id of event.
Event Code 13488690 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13488690, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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