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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 116 km S of False Pass, Alaska

Earthquake location 53.805S, -163.3173WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 116 km S of False Pass, Alaska (72 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.3173° West, 53.805° North, depth 30.58 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/05/19 / 2019-05-13 07:47:43 / May 13, 2019 @ 7:47 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.58 km (19 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019642xcrr, us70003k8r. Id of event: us70003k8r. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:47:43 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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: 116 km S of False Pass, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.3173° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.805° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 30.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 116km S of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-13 07:47:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-20 07:19:34 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 222 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 0.95 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 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 us70003k8r Id of event.
Event Code 70003k8r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019642xcrr,us70003k8r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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