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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 19 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska



Earthquake location 61.9088S, -149.3823WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 13:14:40 / April 26, 2016 @ 1:14 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.6 km (19 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak13496525. Unique identifier: ak13496525. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:14:40 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 30.6 km, -149.3823° West, 61.9088° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska. This information 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 -149.3823° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.9088° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-26 13:14:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-26 13:43:43 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 0.68 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 ak13496525 Id of event.
Event Code 13496525 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13496525, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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