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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Akutan in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.6242S, -164.565WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 186 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (116 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/16 / 2016-08-27 05:09:33 / August 27, 2016 @ 5:09 am. The temblor was reported at 18:09:33 / 6:09 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -164.565° West, latitude 52.6242° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10006n5d. Ids that are associated to the event: ak13880003, us10006n5d.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 186 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -164.565° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.6242° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 186km 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 05:09:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-22 11:49:11 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 234 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 1.635 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 217 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006n5d Id of event.
Event Code 10006n5d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13880003,us10006n5d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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