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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.529S, -178.4127WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (27 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 4.7 km, -178.4127° West, 51.529° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16017901, us10008wca. Unique identifier: us10008wca. The temblor was picked up at 12:12:36 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.7 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 22:12:36 / May 10, 2017 @ 10:12 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and twenty, in the last 10 days four hundred and ninety-five, in the past 30 days five hundred and two and in the last 365 days six hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 43 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.4127° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.529° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km 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 2017-05-10 22:12:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 21:14:55 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 2.24 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 222 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 0.328 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008wca Id of event.
Event Code 10008wca An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16017901,us10008wca, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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