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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.843S, -170.9562WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km NW of Yunaska Island, Alaska (18 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us600053is. Ids that are associated to the event: ak01993qr2gp, us600053is. Exact location of event, depth 148.24 km, -170.9562° West, 52.843° North. The temblor was reported at 06:37:21 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 148.24 km (92 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/19 / 2019-07-17 17:37:21 / July 17, 2019 @ 5:37 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km NW of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.9562° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.843° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 148.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29km NW of Yunaska 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 2019-07-17 17:37:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-13 18:23:54 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 158 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 1.279 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 170 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 us600053is Id of event.
Event Code 600053is An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01993qr2gp,us600053is, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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