Earthquakes today

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

Small World Earthquakes

Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Kobuk in Alaska

Earthquake location 66.3971S, -157.4332WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 61 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska (38 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.3 km (7 miles). Unique identifier: ak019ddha9mx. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ddha9mx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 13:26:29 / October 18, 2019 @ 1:26 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.4332 West, latitude 66.3971 North, depth = 11.3 km. The temblor was detected at 04:26:29 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 61 km SSW of Kobuk, Alaska.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.4332° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 66.3971° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 61km 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 2019-10-18 13:26:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-18 13:56:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 automatic 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 158 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 0.74 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 ak019ddha9mx Id of event.
Event Code 019ddha9mx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019ddha9mx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply