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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Adak in Alaska



Earthquake location 50.9279S, -177.0205WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 108 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (67 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 14:24:30 / May 9, 2017 @ 2:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.65 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.0205 West, latitude 50.9279 North, depth = 17.65 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16012770, us10008v5u. Id of event: us10008v5u. The temblor was picked up at 02:24:30 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.0205° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.9279° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108km SSW of Adak, 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 14:24:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-31 13:43:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 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 0.929 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 232 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 us10008v5u Id of event.
Event Code 10008v5u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16012770,us10008v5u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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