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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.3719S, -178.3332WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.71 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008wc9. Event ids that are associated: ak16017874, us10008wc9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 21:49:13 / May 10, 2017 @ 9:49 pm. Exact location, longitude -178.3332° West, latitude 51.3719° North, depth = 4.71 km. The temblor was reported at 11:49:13 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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: 55 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.3332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.3719° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km ENE of Amatignak Island, 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 21:49:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-01 21:59:43 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 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 129 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 0.485 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 us10008wc9 Id of event.
Event Code 10008wc9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16017874,us10008wc9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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