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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 60.0532S, -152.8284WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (30 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/16 / 2016-04-27 16:12:57 / April 27, 2016 @ 4:12 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:12:57 / 8:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8284 West, latitude 60.0532 North, depth = 111.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 111.1 km (69 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13501271. Unique identifier: ak13501271.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. This information 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 -152.8284° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.0532° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 111.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km S of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-27 16:12:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-27 17:25:41 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 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 0.57 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 ak13501271 Id of event.
Event Code 13501271 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13501271, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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