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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Chernabura Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.2887S, -160.1121WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 170 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (106 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 29.76 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 14/02/18 / 2018-02-14 09:57:47 / February 14, 2018 @ 9:57 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak18436092, us2000d29k. Unique identifier: us2000d29k. Exact location, longitude -160.1121° West, latitude 53.2887° North, depth = 29.76 km. The temblor was reported at 22:57:47 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 170 km SSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.1121° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.2887° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 170km SSW of Chernabura 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 2018-02-14 09:57:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-14 05:22:52 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 188 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 1.575 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 218 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 us2000d29k Id of event.
Event Code 2000d29k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18436092,us2000d29k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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