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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.4052S, -178.3128WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 54 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (34 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.08 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/07/17 / 2017-07-06 15:04:31 / July 6, 2017 @ 3:04 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:04:31 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3128 West, latitude 51.4052 North, depth = 5.08 km. Unique identifier: us2000a30d. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16267926, us2000a30d.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days seven hundred and one 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information 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 -178.3128° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4052° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-06 15:04:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-02 18:22:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 1.61 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 199 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 0.435 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us2000a30d Id of event.
Event Code 2000a30d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16267926,us2000a30d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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