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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near King Salmon in Alaska



Earthquake location 57.9775S, -155.6033WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 100 km SE of King Salmon, Alaska (62 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13490227. Id of event: ak13490227. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 04:32:48 / April 22, 2016 @ 4:32 am. Exact location of event, longitude -155.6033 West, latitude 57.9775 North, depth = 100 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 100 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:32:48 / 8:32 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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: 100 km SE of King Salmon, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.6033° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.9775° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100km SE of King Salmon, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-22 04:32:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-22 05:23:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 automatic 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 148 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 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 ak13490227 Id of event.
Event Code 13490227 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13490227, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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