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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag strikes near Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.7802S, 178.3446WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Saturday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:31 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 02:47:31 / April 29, 2017 @ 2:47 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 134.6 km (84 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 178.3446° East, 51.7802° North, depth 134.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15829125. Unique identifier: ak15829125.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.3446° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7802° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-29 02:47:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-05 21:57:29 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 158 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 0.3 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 ak15829125 Id of event.
Event Code 15829125 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15829125, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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