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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near False Pass in Alaska



Earthquake location 54.0029S, -163.4417WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km S of False Pass, Alaska (58 miles) on Monday. Event id: us100075yl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak14291103, us100075yl. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 22:29:44 / October 31, 2016 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:29:44 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -163.4417 West, latitude 54.0029 North, depth = 25.6 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 94 km S of False Pass, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.4417° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.0029° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 94km S of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-31 22:29:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-22 05:37:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 158 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 244 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 us100075yl Id of event.
Event Code 100075yl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14291103,us100075yl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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