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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 19 km NE of Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Earthquake location 53.993S, -166.3008WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 19 km NE of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -166.3008 West, latitude 53.993 North, depth = 86.32 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 17:30:44 / February 2, 2017 @ 5:30 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:30:44 / 7:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 86.32 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15191855, us20008ick. Id of event: us20008ick.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 19 km NE of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -166.3008° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.993° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 86.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NE of Dutch Harbor, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-02 17:30:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-23 19:38:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 199 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 0.191 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154 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 us20008ick Id of event.
Event Code 20008ick An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15191855,us20008ick, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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