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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Kaktovik in Alaska

Earthquake location 69.5425S, -144.8626WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 81 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska (50 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: ak0191z4z31w. Event ids that are associated: ak0191z4z31w. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -144.8626° West, 69.5425° North. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:38 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 01:45:38 / February 12, 2019 @ 1:45 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -144.8626° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 69.5425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81km SW of Kaktovik, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-12 01:45:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-12 17:05:19 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 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 158 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 0.52 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 ak0191z4z31w Id of event.
Event Code 0191z4z31w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0191z4z31w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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