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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near False Pass in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.038S, -162.872WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 97 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (60 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 35.2 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us10005hry. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13589548, us10005hry. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:03:34 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35.2 km, -162.872° West, 54.038° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/16 / 2016-05-16 01:03:34 / May 16, 2016 @ 1:03 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 97 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -162.872° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.038° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97km 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 2016-05-16 01:03:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-25 00:43:11 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 121 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 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 us10005hry Id of event.
Event Code 10005hry An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13589548,us10005hry, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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