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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 181 km NE of Mayo, Canada



Earthquake location 64.8095S, -133.4225WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 181 km NE of Mayo, Canada (112 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -133.4225 West, latitude 64.8095 North, depth = 29.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 18:38:51 / February 27, 2017 @ 6:38 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15420900. Id of event: ak15420900. The temblor was reported at 10:38:51 / 10:38 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 29.3 km (18 miles).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 181 km NE of Mayo, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -133.4225° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 64.8095° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 181km NE of Mayo, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-27 18:38:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-06 17:16:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 121 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 0.69 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 ak15420900 Id of event.
Event Code 15420900 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15420900, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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