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Minor earthquake 3.5 mag, 58 km SW of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8712S, -174.8657WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 58 km SW of Atka, Alaska (36 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 21:48:41 / March 24, 2017 @ 9:48 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.7 km (41 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:48:41 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -174.8657 West, latitude 51.8712 North, depth = 65.7 km. Event id: us20008vg8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15634879, us20008vg8.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km SW of Atka, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.8657° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8712° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SW of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-24 21:48:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-18 05:45:56 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 188 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 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 us20008vg8 Id of event.
Event Code 20008vg8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15634879,us20008vg8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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