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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Nikolski in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.3175S, -169.4835WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 80 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (50 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:55:55 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -169.4835 West, latitude 52.3175 North, depth = 41.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/10/16 / 2016-10-07 06:55:55 / October 7, 2016 @ 6:55 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.96 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14188898, us20007dqd. Unique identifier: us20007dqd.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 80 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.4835° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3175° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 80km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-07 06:55:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 06:01:32 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 199 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 0.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us20007dqd Id of event.
Event Code 20007dqd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14188898,us20007dqd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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