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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near False Pass in Alaska



Earthquake location 54.5879S, -164.3842WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km WSW of False Pass, Alaska (42 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us20007gpc. Event ids that are associated: ak14267176, us20007gpc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.16 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/16 / 2016-10-20 22:03:10 / October 20, 2016 @ 10:03 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:10 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -164.3842 West, latitude 54.5879 North, depth = 6.16 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km WSW of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -164.3842° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5879° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km WSW of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-20 22:03:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-05 03:19:42 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 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 0.622 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us20007gpc Id of event.
Event Code 20007gpc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14267176,us20007gpc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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