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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near False Pass in Alaska



Earthquake location 53.3753S, -162.0313WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 187 km SSE of False Pass, Alaska (116 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -162.0313° West, 53.3753° North, depth 33.8 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 10:28:05 / October 22, 2017 @ 10:28 am. All ids that are associated to the event: ak17105425, us1000axvb. Unique identifier: us1000axvb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.8 km (21 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:28:05 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 187 km SSE of False Pass, 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 -162.0313° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 187km SSE of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-22 10:28:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-03 08:17:58 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 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 us1000axvb Id of event.
Event Code 1000axvb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak17105425,us1000axvb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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