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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.2047S, -170.172WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (37 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 10:52:24 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.95 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 21:52:24 / February 28, 2017 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -170.172° West, latitude 52.2047° North, depth = 33.95 km. Id of earthquake: us100087ky. Event ids that are associated: ak15450799, us100087ky.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 59 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.172° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2047° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-28 21:52:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-15 21:33:51 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 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 0.642 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 216 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 us100087ky Id of event.
Event Code 100087ky An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15450799,us100087ky, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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