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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Atka in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.2778S, -174.3305WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 km NW of Atka, Alaska (7 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:59:18 / 12:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.3305 West, latitude 52.2778 North, depth = 226.94 km. Id of earthquake: us20008v2q. Event ids that are associated: ak15641171, us20008v2q. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 226.94 km (141 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 22:59:18 / March 26, 2017 @ 10:59 pm.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.3305° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2778° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 226.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km NW 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 2017-03-26 22:59:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-25 22:36:20 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 234 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 1.081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 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 us20008v2q Id of event.
Event Code 20008v2q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15641171,us20008v2q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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