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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Yunaska Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.743S, -169.3331WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 135 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (84 miles). Unique identifier: us10005iku. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005iku. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:11:38 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -169.3331° West, latitude 51.743° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 19:11:38 / May 19, 2016 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days three hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 135 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.3331° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.743° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 135km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-19 19:11:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-19 21:50:14 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 211 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, 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 1.136 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10005iku Id of event.
Event Code 10005iku An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005iku, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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