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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 60.3433S, -152.2135WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska on Monday. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:16:09 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 90.3 km (56 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.2135 West, latitude 60.3433 North, depth = 90.3 km. Global time and date of event 21/11/16 / 2016-11-21 19:16:09 / November 21, 2016 @ 7:16 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: ak14377064. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14377064.

Epicenter of the event was 51 km (32 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. 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: 33 km ESE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.2135° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.3433° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km ESE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-21 19:16:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-21 19:30:11 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 automatic 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 0.54 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 ak14377064 Id of event.
Event Code 14377064 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14377064, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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