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

Earthquake location 51.0169S, -177.0319WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 14:38:16 / May 9, 2017 @ 2:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 16 km, -177.0319° West, 51.0169° North. The temblor was reported at 14:38:16 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16012804. Id of event: ak16012804.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.0319° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Andreanof 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 2017-05-09 14:38:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-25 02:09:34 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 0.36 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 ak16012804 Id of event.
Event Code 16012804 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16012804, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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