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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag strikes near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.4201S, -176.3275WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 29/08/18 / 2018-08-29 18:29:15 / August 29, 2018 @ 6:29 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.71 km (33 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000h9hw. Event ids that are associated: us2000h9hw. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:29:15 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3275 West, latitude 51.4201 North, depth = 52.71 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 56 km SSE of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -176.3275° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4201° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SSE of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-29 18:29:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-18 23:16:44 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 234 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 0.672 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 202 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 us2000h9hw Id of event.
Event Code 2000h9hw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h9hw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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