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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8281S, 178.2659WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 21 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2659 East, latitude 51.8281 North, depth = 134.76 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 134.76 km (84 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15957347, us10008vqb. Id of event: us10008vqb. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/05/17 / 2017-05-07 09:29:44 / May 7, 2017 @ 9:29 am UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:29:44 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km SW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.2659° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8281° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 134.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km SW of Little Sitkin 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 2017-05-07 09:29:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 06:44:34 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 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 0.194 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 167 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 us10008vqb Id of event.
Event Code 10008vqb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak15957347,us10008vqb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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