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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.8544S, -152.8498WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15211004. Id of event: ak15211004. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 101.7 km (63 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:45:17 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -152.8498 West, latitude 59.8544 North, depth = 101.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 04:45:17 / February 6, 2017 @ 4:45 am.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 57 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.8498° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8544° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km W of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-06 04:45:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-06 04:52:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 200 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 0.23 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 ak15211004 Id of event.
Event Code 15211004 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15211004, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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