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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 59 km SSW of Adak, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.427S, -177.1278WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 59 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (37 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.1278° West, 51.427° North, depth 37.95 km. Event id: us10005cyq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13491994, us10005cyq. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:40:46 / 3:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 00:40:46 / April 24, 2016 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.95 km (24 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.1278° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.427° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km SSW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-24 00:40:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-21 23:16:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 222 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 ,ak,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 0.34 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 us10005cyq Id of event.
Event Code 10005cyq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13491994,us10005cyq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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