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Minor earthquake 3.7 mag, Gulf of Alaska

Earthquake location 55.4997S, -149.1772WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -149.1772 West, latitude 55.4997 North, depth = 7 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/18 / 2018-03-08 22:25:13 / March 8, 2018 @ 10:25 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000d1th. Event ids that are associated: ak18633740, us1000d1th. The temblor was detected at 12:25:13 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7 km (4 miles).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-one, in the last 10 days three hundred and one, in the past 30 days eight hundred and ninety-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, five hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: Gulf of Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.1772° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.4997° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Gulf of Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-08 22:25:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-23 03:54:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 211 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 2.865 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 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 us1000d1th Id of event.
Event Code 1000d1th An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18633740,us1000d1th, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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