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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Yunaska Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.3598S, -169.6078WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 79 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (49 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.6078 West, latitude 52.3598 North, depth = 49.65 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.65 km (31 miles). The temblor was picked up at 00:11:07 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 11:11:07 / March 5, 2017 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000881w. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15440493, us1000881w.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 79 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.6078° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3598° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 79km ESE 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 2017-03-05 11:11:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-17 07:48:26 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 222 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 0.496 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 us1000881w Id of event.
Event Code 1000881w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15440493,us1000881w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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