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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Semisopochnoi Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.7695S, 179.4736WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (14 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 13:10:11 / November 13, 2016 @ 1:10 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:10:11 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak14323253. Event ids that are associated: ak14323253. Exact location of event, longitude 179.4736 East, latitude 51.7695 North, depth = 138.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 138.2 km (86 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.4736° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7695° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 138.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km SSW of Semisopochnoi 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 2016-11-13 13:10:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-13 19:53:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 178 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 0.5 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 ak14323253 Id of event.
Event Code 14323253 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14323253, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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