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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Akutan in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.3368S, -163.6374WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 166 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (103 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -163.6374° West, 53.3368° North, depth 15.67 km. Event id: us6000578n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0199k5ufyp, us6000578n. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:18:29 / 11:18 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/07/19 / 2019-07-27 10:18:29 / July 27, 2019 @ 10:18 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.67 km (10 miles).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 166 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.6374° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3368° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 166km ESE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-27 10:18:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-24 08:33:51 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 121 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 1.373 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 us6000578n Id of event.
Event Code 6000578n An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0199k5ufyp,us6000578n, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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