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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.8055S, -153.3384WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 82 km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska (51 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 112.1 km (70 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -153.3384 West, latitude 59.8055 North, depth = 112.1 km. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:37:53 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak13503647. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13503647. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/04/16 / 2016-04-29 16:37:53 / April 29, 2016 @ 4:37 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 82 km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.3384° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8055° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 112.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SSW 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 2016-04-29 16:37:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-29 17:02:24 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 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 0.62 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 ak13503647 Id of event.
Event Code 13503647 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13503647, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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