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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Willow in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.6005S, -151.2824WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 67 km WSW of Willow, Alaska (42 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 61.4 km (38 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:59:25 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak20446033. Event ids that are associated: ak20446033. Global time and date of event 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 19:59:25 / December 5, 2018 @ 7:59 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 61.4 km, -151.2824° West, 61.6005° North.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-nine, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 67 km WSW of Willow, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.2824° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.6005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 61.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 67km WSW of Willow, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-05 19:59:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-05 20:06:32 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 0 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 automatic 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 129 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 0.67 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 ak20446033 Id of event.
Event Code 20446033 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak20446033, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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