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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Amukta Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1709S, -172.1977WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Friday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:18 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -172.1977 West, latitude 52.1709 North, depth = 62.62 km. Event id: us1000esiz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19734767, us1000esiz. Global time and date of event 08/06/18 / 2018-06-08 23:46:18 / June 8, 2018 @ 11:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 62.62 km (39 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 73 km WSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -172.1977° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1709° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km WSW of Amukta 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 2018-06-08 23:46:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-06-16 04:33:39 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 188 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 1.174 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 199 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 us1000esiz Id of event.
Event Code 1000esiz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak19734767,us1000esiz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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