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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.6326S, -152.7772WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/18 / 2018-03-14 17:24:40 / March 14, 2018 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.5 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18695943. Id of event: ak18695943. Exact location of event, longitude -152.7772 West, latitude 60.6326 North, depth = 9.5 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:24:40 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kenai (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km N of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.7772° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.6326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km N of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-14 17:24:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-14 17:36:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 automatic 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 0.93 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 ak18695943 Id of event.
Event Code 18695943 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18695943, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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