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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.6585S, -153.2196WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (52 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -153.2196° West, latitude 59.6585° North, depth = 121.8 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.8 km (76 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:00:32 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004r7k, ak12857580, at00o2tk0u. Unique identifier: ak12857580. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 00:00:32 / February 20, 2016 @ 12:00 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-three and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty-three 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 83 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.2196° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.6585° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 121.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km W of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-20 00:00:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-20 00:52:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 1 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 234 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 ,us,ak,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 46 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.008983153 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100.799991936 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 ak12857580 Id of event.
Event Code 12857580 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004r7k,ak12857580,at00o2tk0u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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