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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 132 km S of False Pass, Alaska



Earthquake location 53.6632S, -163.4866WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km S of False Pass, Alaska (82 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 10:23:23 / February 5, 2017 @ 10:23 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20008j99. Event ids that are associated: ak15206951, us20008j99. The temblor was reported at 23:23:23 / 11:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 31.41 km, -163.4866° West, 53.6632° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 31.41 km (20 miles).

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.4866° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.6632° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 132km 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 2017-02-05 10:23:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-24 07:18:15 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 138 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 1.196 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 231 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 us20008j99 Id of event.
Event Code 20008j99 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15206951,us20008j99, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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