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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near False Pass in Alaska



Earthquake location 53.1017S, -161.9108WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (135 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10005dtz. Event ids that are associated: ak13514329, us10005dtz. Exact location, longitude -161.9108° West, latitude 53.1017° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:33:58 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 15:33:58 / April 26, 2016 @ 3:33 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 218 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -161.9108° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.1017° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 218km SSE of False Pass, 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 15:33:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-24 16:15:49 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 138 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 1.97 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 224 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 us10005dtz Id of event.
Event Code 10005dtz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13514329,us10005dtz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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