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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Unalaska in Alaska



Earthquake location 53.394S, -165.7364WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska (47 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15534829, us20008tug. Unique identifier: us20008tug. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.7364 West, latitude 53.394 North, depth = 36.37 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.37 km (23 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:22:27 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 20:22:27 / March 18, 2017 @ 8:22 pm.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 75 km SE of Unalaska, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -165.7364° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.394° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km SE of Unalaska, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-18 20:22:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-31 00:50:23 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 178 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 0.643 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 203 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 us20008tug Id of event.
Event Code 20008tug An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15534829,us20008tug, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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