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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.4379S, -176.7068WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 49 km S of Adak, Alaska (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkvk. Id of event: us1000jkvk. Exact location, longitude -176.7068° West, latitude 51.4379° North, depth = 39.67 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 21:46:43 / March 23, 2019 @ 9:46 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:46:43 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.67 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km S of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -176.7068° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4379° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km S 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 2019-03-23 21:46:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-24 07:05:10 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 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 0.445 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.8 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 250 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 us1000jkvk Id of event.
Event Code 1000jkvk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jkvk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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