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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.3194S, -174.1257WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 14 km NNE of Atka, Alaska (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:03:37 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us600044vw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0197zz9rsb, us600044vw. Global time and date of event 23/06/19 / 2019-06-23 13:03:37 / June 23, 2019 @ 1:03 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -174.1257 West, latitude 52.3194 North, depth = 174.2 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 174.2 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 14 km NNE of Atka, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.1257° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3194° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 174.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNE of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-23 13:03:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-23 17:22:21 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 148 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 ,ak,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 0.126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 124 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 us600044vw Id of event.
Event Code 600044vw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0197zz9rsb,us600044vw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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