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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.2889S, -174.0081WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 km NE of Atka, Alaska (10 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:57:32 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -174.0081 West, latitude 52.2889 North, depth = 194.51 km. Unique identifier: us70006crf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019eso5k3w, us70006crf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 194.51 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/11/19 / 2019-11-18 08:57:32 / November 18, 2019 @ 8:57 am.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.0081° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2889° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 194.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NE of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-18 08:57:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-09 06:09:08 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 211 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 0.057 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.78 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us70006crf Id of event.
Event Code 70006crf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019eso5k3w,us70006crf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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