Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Gustavus in Alaska

Earthquake location 57.8165S, -137.6552WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (81 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.6552 West, latitude 57.8165 North, depth = 4.49 km. Id of earthquake: us10006diy. Event ids that are associated: ak13841855, us10006diy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.49 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:12:59 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 13/08/16 / 2016-08-13 07:12:59 / August 13, 2016 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

Did you feel the quake?

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. 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: 131 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.

Copyright © 2016 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -137.6552° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.8165° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 131km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-13 07:12:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-08 12:34:44 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 199 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 1.472 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us10006diy Id of event.
Event Code 10006diy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13841855,us10006diy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply