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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Chernabura Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.6061S, -161.2908WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 173 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (107 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -161.2908° West, latitude 53.6061° North, depth = 24.29 km. Unique identifier: us1000eazb. Ids that are associated to the event: ak19637069, us1000eazb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.29 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:03:46 / 3:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/18 / 2018-05-19 02:03:46 / May 19, 2018 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT.

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

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 173 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -161.2908° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.6061° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 173km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-19 02:03:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-15 05:14:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 148 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 1.582 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 219 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 us1000eazb Id of event.
Event Code 1000eazb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak19637069,us1000eazb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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