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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Haines Junction in Canada



Earthquake location 61.0215S, -138.2922WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 km NW of Haines Junction, Canada (32 miles). Event id: us20009x32. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16345522, us20009x32. The temblor was picked up at 13:52:36 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 21:52:36 / July 17, 2017 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -138.2922° West, latitude 61.0215° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NW of Haines Junction, Canada.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -138.2922° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.0215° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km NW of Haines Junction, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-17 21:52:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-17 22:46:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.7 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 225 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 0.432 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 36 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 us20009x32 Id of event.
Event Code 20009x32 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16345522,us20009x32, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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