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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Amukta Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0036S, -170.8657WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 60 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (37 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600053nt. Id of event: us600053nt. Exact location of event, depth 36.52 km, -170.8657° West, 52.0036° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.52 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:19:59 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 08:19:59 / August 11, 2019 @ 8:19 am UTC/GMT.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 60 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.8657° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0036° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60km SSE of Amukta 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 2019-08-11 08:19:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-11 08:36:51 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 199 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 1.013 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205 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 us600053nt Id of event.
Event Code 600053nt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600053nt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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