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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 197 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska



Earthquake location 52.5194S, -164.5527WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 197 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (122 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:09:36 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.5527 West, latitude 52.5194 North, depth = 1.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.8 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 05:09:36 / August 27, 2016 @ 5:09 am. Id of earthquake: ak13880003. Event ids that are associated: ak13880003.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 197 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -164.5527° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.5194° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 197km SSE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-27 05:09:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-08 20:44:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 211 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 50 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 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215.99998272 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 ak13880003 Id of event.
Event Code 13880003 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13880003, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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