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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska

Earthquake location 59.8435S, -136.7215WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (56 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.34 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008mg1. Event ids that are associated: ak15853509, us10008mg1. The temblor was detected at 05:18:31 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -136.7215° West, latitude 59.8435° North, depth = 5.34 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 13:18:31 / May 1, 2017 @ 1:18 pm UTC/GMT.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -136.7215° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8435° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km WNW of Skagway, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-01 13:18:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-15 16:13:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.37 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 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 0.557 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us10008mg1 Id of event.
Event Code 10008mg1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15853509,us10008mg1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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