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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.5168S, -178.4193WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.35 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 11:52:30 / May 14, 2017 @ 11:52 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4193 West, latitude 51.5168 North, depth = 10.35 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16032622, us10008x9x. Id of event: us10008x9x. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:52:30 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days four hundred and sixty-five, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-four and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.4193° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.5168° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km 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 2017-05-14 11:52:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 06:53:28 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 121 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 0.335 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 195 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 us10008x9x Id of event.
Event Code 10008x9x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16032622,us10008x9x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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