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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Sutton-Alpine in Alaska



Earthquake location 61.6708S, -147.6652WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.2 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16346662. Id of event: ak16346662. The temblor was detected at 15:14:07 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -147.6652° West, 61.6708° North, depth 19.2 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:14:07 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:14 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Palmer (c. 5 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Gateway (c. 5 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gateway, Palmer (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -147.6652° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.6708° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 64km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-18 00:14:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-18 00:26:13 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 3.17 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 0.83 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 ak16346662 Id of event.
Event Code 16346662 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16346662, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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