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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Buldir Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.5852S, 176.1928WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska (54 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10006jft. Event ids that are associated: ak13889614, us10006jft. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.1928 East, latitude 51.5852 North, depth = 25.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 07:38:44 / September 1, 2016 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 19:38:44 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 87 km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 176.1928° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.5852° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 87km SSE of Buldir Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-01 07:38:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-24 12:10:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.97 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10006jft Id of event.
Event Code 10006jft An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13889614,us10006jft, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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