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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near North Nenana in Alaska

Earthquake location 64.7653S, -148.9109WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from North Nenana in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.9109 West, latitude 64.7653 North, depth = 18.4 km. Id of earthquake: ak16240197. Event ids that are associated: ak16240197. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 12:58:52 / June 28, 2017 @ 12:58 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:58:52 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.4 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 22 km NNE of North Nenana, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.9109° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 64.7653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of North Nenana, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-28 12:58:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-28 13:03:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 automatic 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 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak16240197 Id of event.
Event Code 16240197 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16240197, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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