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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 35 km ESE of Larsen Bay, Alaska

Earthquake location 57.399S, -153.4548WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Larsen Bay in Alaska. Event id: ak019da40x7a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019da40x7a. Exact location of event, depth 0.1 km, -153.4548° West, 57.399° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:59:36 / 12:59 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/19 / 2019-10-16 09:59:36 / October 16, 2019 @ 9:59 am.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak (min 5000 pop).

Every 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 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 35 km ESE of Larsen Bay, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.4548° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.399° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ESE of Larsen Bay, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-16 09:59:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-16 10:04:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 automatic 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 0.9 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 ak019da40x7a Id of event.
Event Code 019da40x7a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019da40x7a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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