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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 30 km N of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska

Earthquake location 62.0644S, -148.7545WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.5 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:34:25 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0192zi4wg7. Event ids that are associated: ak0192zi4wg7. Exact location of event, depth 23.5 km, -148.7545° West, 62.0644° North. Global time and date of event 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 00:34:25 / March 6, 2019 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Knik-Fairview, Meadow Lakes, Wasilla (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 76 km (47 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km N of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.7545° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.0644° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km N of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-06 00:34:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-06 00:45:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 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 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 0.69 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 ak0192zi4wg7 Id of event.
Event Code 0192zi4wg7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0192zi4wg7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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