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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Dutch Harbor in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.9493S, -166.7814WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 17 km WNW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (11 miles) on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/08/16 / 2016-08-29 05:59:17 / August 29, 2016 @ 5:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:59:17 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 116.2 km, -166.7814° West, 53.9493° North. Id of earthquake: ak13885297. Event ids that are associated: ak13885297. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 116.2 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 17 km WNW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -166.7814° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.9493° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 116.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km WNW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-29 05:59:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-08-29 16:07:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 234 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 0.94 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 ak13885297 Id of event.
Event Code 13885297 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13885297, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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