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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Cohoe in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.1599S, -151.3629WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Cohoe in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -151.3629° West, 60.1599° North, depth 25.6 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/19 / 2019-01-07 12:46:32 / January 7, 2019 @ 12:46 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:46:32 / 3:46 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019bs6k76. Id of event: ak019bs6k76.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer, Sterling, Kenai. Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km S of Cohoe, 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 -151.3629° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.1599° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km S of Cohoe, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-07 12:46:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-07 12:56:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 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 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 0.74 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 ak019bs6k76 Id of event.
Event Code 019bs6k76 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019bs6k76, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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