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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near False Pass in Alaska



Earthquake location 54.1016S, -162.5145WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km SE of False Pass, Alaska (63 miles) on Friday. Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 19:26:47 / April 28, 2017 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15826094, us10008pxh. Id of event: us10008pxh. Exact location of event, longitude -162.5145 West, latitude 54.1016 North, depth = 38.69 km. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:26:47 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.69 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 101 km SE of False Pass, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -162.5145° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.1016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km SE of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-28 19:26:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 16:44:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 222 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 0.922 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us10008pxh Id of event.
Event Code 10008pxh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15826094,us10008pxh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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