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Minor earthquake: M3.18 quake has struck near Dutch Harbor in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.86S, -166.7471667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.18 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 13 km WSW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska (8 miles). Event id: av62181881. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: av62181881. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.21 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/06/20 / 2020-06-16 08:40:23 / June 16, 2020 @ 8:40 am UTC/GMT. The 3.18-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:40:23 / 8:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -166.7471667° West, latitude 53.86° North, depth = 8.21 km.

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 13 km WSW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.18 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -166.7471667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.86° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km WSW of Dutch Harbor, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-16 08:40:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-18 20:00:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 156 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network av The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,av, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 av62181881 Id of event.
Event Code 62181881 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,av62181881, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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