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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.4913S, -174.9135WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.9135 West, latitude 51.4913 North, depth = 26.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:05:12 / 2:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 02:05:12 / November 17, 2017 @ 2:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.9 km (17 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak17258731. Id of event: ak17258731.

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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.9135° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4913° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 92km SSW of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-17 02:05:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-21 14:09:29 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 188 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 0.56 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 ak17258731 Id of event.
Event Code 17258731 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak17258731, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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