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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 44 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.3471S, 178.4826WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (27 miles) on Monday. The temblor was reported at 09:27:33 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.2 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 21:27:33 / May 19, 2019 @ 9:27 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0196e8d97s. Unique identifier: ak0196e8d97s. Exact location of event, longitude 178.4826 East, latitude 52.3471 North, depth = 16.2 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.4826° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3471° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-19 21:27:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-22 22:43:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 129 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 0.48 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 ak0196e8d97s Id of event.
Event Code 0196e8d97s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0196e8d97s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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