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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Kiska Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.5727S, 177.1788WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 172 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (107 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 11:06:53 / September 4, 2017 @ 11:06 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:06:53 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aflp. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16761630, us2000aflp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.1788 East, latitude 50.5727 North, depth = 24.79 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.79 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 172 km S of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 177.1788° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.5727° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 172km S of Kiska 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 2017-09-04 11:06:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-15 06:36:23 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 148 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 1.564 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 250 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 us2000aflp Id of event.
Event Code 2000aflp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16761630,us2000aflp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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