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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.2649S, -168.2925WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (52 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -168.2925 West, latitude 52.2649 North, depth = 39.3 km. Unique identifier: ak019ac8pft0. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ac8pft0. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 08:04:10 / August 13, 2019 @ 8:04 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 39.3 km (24 miles). The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:04:10 / 9:04 pm (local time epicenter).

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 six and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 84 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.2925° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2649° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-13 08:04:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-13 17:09:45 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak019ac8pft0 Id of event.
Event Code 019ac8pft0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019ac8pft0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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