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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Nikolski in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.5651S, -169.3195WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (32 miles) on Wednesday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:41:56 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.3195 West, latitude 52.5651 North, depth = 19.34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.34 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak14274415, us100072vk. Unique identifier: us100072vk. Global time and date of event 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 22:41:56 / October 26, 2016 @ 10:41 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 51 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information 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 -169.3195° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.5651° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km SW of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-26 22:41:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-19 05:51:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 0.435 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 212 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100072vk Id of event.
Event Code 100072vk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14274415,us100072vk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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