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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 55 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 59.9888S, -152.7304WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/16 / 2016-09-23 13:09:15 / September 23, 2016 @ 1:09 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14019876. Id of event: ak14019876. The temblor was detected at 05:09:15 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -152.7304° West, 59.9888° North, depth 96.6 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 96.6 km (60 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 55 km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.7304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.9888° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 96.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km WNW of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-23 13:09:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-23 13:28:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 automatic 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 158 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 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 0.59 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 ak14019876 Id of event.
Event Code 14019876 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14019876, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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