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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near False Pass in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.0358S, -163.3211WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km S of False Pass, Alaska (56 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 18:37:02 / March 10, 2019 @ 6:37 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.3211 West, latitude 54.0358 North, depth = 28.1 km. Unique identifier: ak01936f0ogz. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01936f0ogz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.1 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:37:02 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 90 km S of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.3211° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.0358° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km S of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-10 18:37:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-10 21:56:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 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 0.39 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 ak01936f0ogz Id of event.
Event Code 01936f0ogz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01936f0ogz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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