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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Kobuk in Alaska

Earthquake location 66.2753S, -157.3458WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 73 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (45 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.1 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 23:15:35 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/19 / 2019-04-16 08:15:35 / April 16, 2019 @ 8:15 am UTC/GMT. Event id: ak0194vftjmd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0194vftjmd. Exact location, longitude -157.3458° West, latitude 66.2753° North, depth = 6.1 km.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 73 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.3458° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 66.2753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-04-16 08:15:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-16 08:27:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 3.95 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 211 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 0.93 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 ak0194vftjmd Id of event.
Event Code 0194vftjmd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0194vftjmd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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