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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.3421S, -174.5053WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 97 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.11 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.5053 West, latitude 51.3421 North, depth = 19.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 23:42:45 / June 29, 2017 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16241056, us100095ec. Unique identifier: us100095ec. The temblor was reported at 11:42:45 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 97 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.5053° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.3421° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97km SSW of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-29 23:42:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-30 02:17:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 0.966 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 269 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 us100095ec Id of event.
Event Code 100095ec An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16241056,us100095ec, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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