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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Fishhook in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.9886S, -149.3795WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Fishhook in Alaska. Exact location, longitude -149.3795° West, latitude 61.9886° North, depth = 6.7 km. The temblor was reported at 05:46:53 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak01927meord. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01927meord. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.7 km (4 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/02/19 / 2019-02-17 14:46:53 / February 17, 2019 @ 2:46 pm.

Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days five hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.3795° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.9886° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km NNW of Fishhook, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-02-17 14:46:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-17 15:01:42 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 3.23 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 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 1.45 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 ak01927meord Id of event.
Event Code 01927meord An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01927meord, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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