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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.6349S, -178.4277WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: ak16017366. Event ids that are associated: ak16017366. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 16:16:03 / May 10, 2017 @ 4:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.4277° West, 51.6349° North, depth 14 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:16:03 / 4:16 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and ten, in the last 10 days four hundred and fourty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and fifty-five and in the last 365 days five hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: Andreanof Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.4277° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14 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 2017-05-10 16:16:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-30 05:02:26 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 121 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 0.59 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 ak16017366 Id of event.
Event Code 16017366 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16017366, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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