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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8281S, -170.4743WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 90 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska (56 miles). Exact location, longitude -170.4743° West, latitude 51.8281° North, depth = 38.42 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.42 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/06/19 / 2019-06-22 17:01:39 / June 22, 2019 @ 5:01 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:01:39 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600044nr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044nr.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. 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: 90 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.4743° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8281° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 90km S of Yunaska 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 2019-06-22 17:01:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-22 18:14:30 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 234 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 1.515 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us600044nr Id of event.
Event Code 600044nr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600044nr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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