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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.5777S, 178.6756WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 08:06:56 / January 25, 2021 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak02115h8oau. Event ids that are associated: ak02115h8oau. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 08:06:56 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.6756 East, latitude 51.5777 North, depth = 50 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.6756° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.5777° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-25 08:06:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-06 00:12:18 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 188 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 0.39 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 ak02115h8oau Id of event.
Event Code 02115h8oau An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02115h8oau, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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