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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.0971S, -179.85WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (34 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0197v518w0, us600043zr. Unique identifier: us600043zr. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/06/19 / 2019-06-20 20:38:36 / June 20, 2019 @ 8:38 pm. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:38:36 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.44 km (10 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.85° West, latitude 51.0971° North, depth = 16.44 km.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.85° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0971° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km WSW of Amatignak 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 2019-06-20 20:38:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-25 17:44:53 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 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 0.603 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 226 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 us600043zr Id of event.
Event Code 600043zr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0197v518w0,us600043zr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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