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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 92 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska



Earthquake location 55.445S, -158.4186WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (57 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14295487. Id of event: ak14295487. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 22:19:45 / November 3, 2016 @ 10:19 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:19:45 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -158.4186° West, latitude 55.445° North, depth = 13.3 km.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -158.4186° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.445° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 92km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-03 22:19:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-04 05:17:39 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 129 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 0.75 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 ak14295487 Id of event.
Event Code 14295487 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14295487, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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