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Minor earthquake 3.9 mag, 31 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska

Earthquake location 68.08S, -166.5252WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 31 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska (19 miles). Id of earthquake: ak20343392. Event ids that are associated: ak20343392. Exact location of earthquake, -166.5252° West, 68.08° North, depth 17.1 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.1 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:15:50 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 14:15:50 / November 10, 2018 @ 2:15 pm.

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

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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. 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: 31 km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -166.5252° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 68.08° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km SSE of Point Hope, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-10 14:15:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-10 14:46:08 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 2.31 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 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 ,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 0.96 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 ak20343392 Id of event.
Event Code 20343392 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20343392, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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