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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near False Pass in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.9724S, -163.1224WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 99 km S of False Pass, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location of event, depth 17.12 km, -163.1224° West, 53.9724° North. Id of earthquake: us2000i67t. Event ids that are associated: ak20289458, us2000i67t. The temblor was detected at 20:50:42 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.12 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/10/18 / 2018-10-23 07:50:42 / October 23, 2018 @ 7:50 am.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 99 km S of False Pass, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.1224° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.9724° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99km 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 2018-10-23 07:50:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-03 06:21:38 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 138 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 0.829 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 210 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 us2000i67t Id of event.
Event Code 2000i67t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20289458,us2000i67t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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