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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Cantwell in Alaska



Earthquake location 63.5374S, -147.8669WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 56 km ENE of Cantwell, Alaska (35 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 07:35:23 / September 1, 2017 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -147.8669° West, 63.5374° North, depth 5.2 km. Unique identifier: ak16750165. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16750165. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.2 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:35:23 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km ENE of Cantwell, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -147.8669° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 63.5374° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km ENE of Cantwell, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-01 07:35:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-01 07:49:10 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 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 121 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 0.74 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 ak16750165 Id of event.
Event Code 16750165 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16750165, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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