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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.8231S, -177.4289WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 127 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (79 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 38.7 km, -177.4289° West, 50.8231° North. The temblor was picked up at 22:12:06 / 10:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20239874. Event ids that are associated: ak20239874. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 38.7 km (24 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/18 / 2018-09-02 10:12:06 / September 2, 2018 @ 10:12 am UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 127 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.4289° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.8231° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 127km ESE of Amatignak 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 2018-09-02 10:12:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-02 17:06:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 121 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 0.5 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 ak20239874 Id of event.
Event Code 20239874 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20239874, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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