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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near northern Alaska



Earthquake location 67.6348S, -165.1859WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, northern Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -165.1859° West, 67.6348° North, depth 21.2 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 21.2 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:22:08 / 1:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/09/16 / 2016-09-08 13:22:08 / September 8, 2016 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak13995677. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13995677.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -165.1859° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 67.6348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place northern Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-08 13:22:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-16 17:36:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 121 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.9540108 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187.199985024 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 ak13995677 Id of event.
Event Code 13995677 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13995677, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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