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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.0447S, 178.8922WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.9 km (13 miles). The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:09:31 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 11:09:31 / November 14, 2016 @ 11:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 178.8922 East, latitude 51.0447 North, depth = 20.9 km. Unique identifier: ak14333389. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14333389.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.8922° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0447° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, 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 11:09:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-17 02:44:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.51 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 ak14333389 Id of event.
Event Code 14333389 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14333389, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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