Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today


Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Adak in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.2705S, -176.3595WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 70 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (43 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 10:13:01 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/04/17 / 2017-04-06 22:13:01 / April 6, 2017 @ 10:13 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.8 km (17 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.3595 West, latitude 51.2705 North, depth = 26.8 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15702937. Unique identifier: ak15702937.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

Questions or comments?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 70 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.

Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.



More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -176.3595° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.2705° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km SSE of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-06 22:13:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-07 00:00:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 211 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 0.38 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 ak15702937 Id of event.
Event Code 15702937 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15702937, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply