Earthquakes today

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

Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.4143S, -169.6819WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.6819 West, latitude 52.4143 North, depth = 35 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:13:43 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hb4t. Event ids that are associated: ak20246057, us2000hb4t. Global time and date of event 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 02:13:43 / September 8, 2018 @ 2:13 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

How would you describe the shaking?

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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 73 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.6819° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.4143° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km ESE of Yunaska 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 2018-09-08 02:13:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-29 02:58:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 199 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 0.373 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 214 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 us2000hb4t Id of event.
Event Code 2000hb4t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20246057,us2000hb4t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply