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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near City of Saint Paul in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.5502S, -168.7509WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 114 km SE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska (71 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak20384047. Id of event: ak20384047. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.9 km (2 miles). The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:17:38 / 3:17 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 14:17:38 / November 9, 2018 @ 2:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -168.7509° West, 56.5502° North, depth 2.9 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 114 km SE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.7509° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.5502° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 114km SE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-09 14:17:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-19 20:20:25 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 188 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 0.79 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 ak20384047 Id of event.
Event Code 20384047 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20384047, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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