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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Attu Station in Alaska



Earthquake location 54.0163S, 170.6607WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 212 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska (132 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us100095is. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095is. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:49:51 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 22:49:51 / June 24, 2017 @ 10:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.6607° East, 54.0163° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 212 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 170.6607° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.0163° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 212km NW of Attu Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-24 22:49:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-09 20:25:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 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 ,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 7.677 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us100095is Id of event.
Event Code 100095is An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100095is, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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