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Minor earthquake 3 mag, Gulf of Alaska

Earthquake location 55.6808S, -149.2458WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak19173679. Unique identifier: ak19173679. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.9 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.2458° West, latitude 55.6808° North, depth = 7.9 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:27:38 / 8:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 31/03/18 / 2018-03-31 18:27:38 / March 31, 2018 @ 6:27 pm UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-four, in the past 30 days four hundred and ninety-three and in the last 365 days three thousand and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2458° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.6808° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.9 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 2018-03-31 18:27:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-10 00:14:32 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 138 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 0.6 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 ak19173679 Id of event.
Event Code 19173679 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak19173679, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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