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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.2216S, -170.4428WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 48 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (30 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/18 / 2018-03-04 15:28:00 / March 4, 2018 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:00 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000d2mw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18655536, us1000d2mw. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -170.4428° West, 52.2216° North.

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 three, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 48 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.4428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2216° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-04 15:28:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-13 20:38:33 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 178 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 0.689 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 204 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 us1000d2mw Id of event.
Event Code 1000d2mw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18655536,us1000d2mw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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