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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Dutch Harbor in Alaska



Earthquake location 53.418S, -167.6275WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 88 km SW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (55 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15654731, us10008fbp. Unique identifier: us10008fbp. Exact location of event, depth 8.81 km, -167.6275° West, 53.418° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 03:53:18 / April 1, 2017 @ 3:53 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:53:18 / 5:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.81 km (5 miles).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 88 km SW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -167.6275° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.418° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km SW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-01 03:53:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-14 23:46:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 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 0.794 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us10008fbp Id of event.
Event Code 10008fbp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15654731,us10008fbp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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