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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near City of Saint Paul in Alaska



Earthquake location 56.8207S, -167.747WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 156 km ESE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska (97 miles). Event id: us2000asy2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16875876, us2000asy2. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 08:21:13 / September 19, 2017 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -167.747 West, latitude 56.8207 North, depth = 54.24 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 54.24 km (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:21:13 / 9:21 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days three 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: 156 km ESE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -167.747° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.8207° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 156km ESE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-19 08:21:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-26 05:55:35 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 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 138 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 1.414 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us2000asy2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000asy2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16875876,us2000asy2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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