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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska



Earthquake location 54.8746S, -161.2386WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/17 / 2017-09-18 22:19:10 / September 18, 2017 @ 10:19 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.14 km (36 miles). Exact location, longitude -161.2386° West, latitude 54.8746° North, depth = 57.14 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:19:10 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16851829, us2000aurg. Id of event: us2000aurg.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 69 km SW of Sand Point, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -161.2386° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.8746° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km SW of Sand Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-18 22:19:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-26 02:15:46 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 2.67 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 211 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 0.585 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 183 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 us2000aurg Id of event.
Event Code 2000aurg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16851829,us2000aurg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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