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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Akutan in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.5033S, -165.3026WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 76 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska (47 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:07:30 / 10:07 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 21:07:30 / February 4, 2017 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -165.3026 West, latitude 53.5033 North, depth = 45.2 km. Id of earthquake: us20008j3m. Event ids that are associated: ak15203629, us20008j3m. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 45.2 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 76 km SSE of Akutan, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -165.3026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.5033° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km SSE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-04 21:07:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-22 02:15:06 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 0.39 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 us20008j3m Id of event.
Event Code 20008j3m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15203629,us20008j3m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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