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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Fort McPherson in Canada

Earthquake location 65.5936S, -135.4815WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 207 km S of Fort McPherson, Canada (129 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 10:52:07 / August 22, 2019 @ 10:52 am. Id of earthquake: ak019ar60pg5. Event ids that are associated: ak019ar60pg5. Exact location of earthquake, -135.4815° West, 65.5936° North, depth 4.9 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.9 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:52:07 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. 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: 207 km S of Fort McPherson, Canada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -135.4815° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 65.5936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 207km S of Fort McPherson, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-22 10:52:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-19 03:17:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 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 0.71 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 ak019ar60pg5 Id of event.
Event Code 019ar60pg5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019ar60pg5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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