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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Alaska


Earthquake location 55.6835S, -149.2546WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us600044cq. Event ids that are associated: us600044cq. The temblor was detected at 07:09:42 / 7:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/19 / 2019-06-21 17:09:42 / June 21, 2019 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -149.2546° West, latitude 55.6835° North, depth = 10 km.

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: Gulf of Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2546° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.6835° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Gulf of Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-21 17:09:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-21 17:23:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 211 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, 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 2.718 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 213 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 us600044cq Id of event.
Event Code 600044cq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600044cq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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