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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 13 km WSW of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1673S, -174.3881WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (8 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 169.8 km (106 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/07/19 / 2019-07-20 10:57:24 / July 20, 2019 @ 10:57 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak01998lbcyg. Id of event: ak01998lbcyg. Exact location of event, longitude -174.3881 West, latitude 52.1673 North, depth = 169.8 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:24 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km WSW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.3881° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1673° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 169.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WSW 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 2019-07-20 10:57:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-13 03:54:25 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 158 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 0.79 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 ak01998lbcyg Id of event.
Event Code 01998lbcyg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01998lbcyg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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