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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 66 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.963S, -170.7836WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 66 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (41 miles). Global time and date of event 04/08/16 / 2016-08-04 06:12:10 / August 4, 2016 @ 6:12 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10006c2y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13829632, us10006c2y. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.8 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -170.7836 West, latitude 51.963 North, depth = 57.8 km. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:12:10 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 66 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.7836° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.963° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SSE of Amukta 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 2016-08-04 06:12:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-02 08:30:10 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 168 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 0.49 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 us10006c2y Id of event.
Event Code 10006c2y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13829632,us10006c2y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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