Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska


Earthquake location 51.425S, 178.6288WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18969111. Id of event: ak18969111. The temblor was picked up at 18:32:34 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 178.6288 East, latitude 51.425 North, depth = 41.4 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/04/18 / 2018-04-05 04:32:34 / April 5, 2018 @ 4:32 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Questions or comments?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 58 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2018 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.


More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.6288° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km S of Little Sitkin 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 2018-04-05 04:32:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-10 00:32:06 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 178 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 0.29 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 ak18969111 Id of event.
Event Code 18969111 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18969111, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply