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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.4316S, -178.347WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (32 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008v6f. Event ids that are associated: ak16014344, us10008v6f. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.347 West, latitude 51.4316 North, depth = 4.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:04:54 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/05/17 / 2017-05-09 16:04:54 / May 9, 2017 @ 4:04 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and seventy-two, in the last 10 days four hundred and seventy-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and eighty-two and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 52 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.347° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, 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 16:04:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-31 17:12:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 1 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 168 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 0.431 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.4 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 us10008v6f Id of event.
Event Code 10008v6f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16014344,us10008v6f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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