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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.6016S, -174.5441WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 70 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (43 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 13:07:15 / March 19, 2018 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000d855. Event ids that are associated: us1000d855. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:15 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.75 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -174.5441° West, 51.6016° North, depth 45.75 km.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.5441° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km 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 2018-03-19 13:07:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-26 14:46:50 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,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 0.638 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 us1000d855 Id of event.
Event Code 1000d855 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000d855, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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