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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Attu Station in Alaska



Earthquake location 53.6105S, 169.6376WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 251 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (156 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 15:37:35 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/07/17 / 2017-07-26 04:37:35 / July 26, 2017 @ 4:37 am. Exact location of event, depth 14.6 km, 169.6376° East, 53.6105° North. Id of earthquake: ak16376124. Event ids that are associated: ak16376124. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.6 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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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: 251 km WNW 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 169.6376° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.6105° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 251km WNW 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 2017-07-26 04:37:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-26 15:47:43 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 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 ak16376124 Id of event.
Event Code 16376124 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16376124, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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