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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Cold Bay in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.0551S, -162.849WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 16 km SSW of Cold Bay, Alaska (10 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 126.37 km (79 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15149610, us20008fr9. Unique identifier: us20008fr9. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 00:01:49 / January 25, 2017 @ 12:01 am. Exact location, longitude -162.849° West, latitude 55.0551° North, depth = 126.37 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:01:49 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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: 16 km SSW of Cold Bay, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -162.849° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.0551° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 126.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SSW of Cold Bay, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-25 00:01:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-13 00:42:46 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 234 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 1.391 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 165 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 us20008fr9 Id of event.
Event Code 20008fr9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15149610,us20008fr9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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