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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.0495S, 178.7554WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 101 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (63 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 178.7554 East, latitude 51.0495 North, depth = 13.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:15:07 / 2:15 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles). Unique identifier: ak14362047. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14362047. Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 02:15:07 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:15 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 101 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.7554° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0495° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km S of Little Sitkin 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 2016-11-14 02:15:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-17 02:44:24 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 148 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 0.31 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 ak14362047 Id of event.
Event Code 14362047 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14362047, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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