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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska



Earthquake location 50.7015S, 175.5528WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (116 miles). Exact location, longitude 175.5528° East, latitude 50.7015° North, depth = 28.9 km. The temblor was detected at 15:16:13 / 3:16 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.9 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16379578. Event ids that are associated: ak16379578. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 03:16:13 / July 5, 2017 @ 3:16 am.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 186 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 175.5528° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.7015° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 186km S of Buldir Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-05 03:16:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-29 00:38:12 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 168 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 0.42 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 ak16379578 Id of event.
Event Code 16379578 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16379578, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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