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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Semisopochnoi Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.5032S, 179.4747WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 50 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (31 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/19 / 2019-10-18 05:05:38 / October 18, 2019 @ 5:05 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 69.45 km (43 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.4747 East, latitude 51.5032 North, depth = 69.45 km. Unique identifier: us600063ch. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019ddceb9e, us600063ch. The temblor was picked up at 19:05:38 / 7:05 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 50 km S of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.4747° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.5032° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 69.45 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50km S of Semisopochnoi 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 2019-10-18 05:05:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-30 07:39:55 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 148 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 0.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 us600063ch Id of event.
Event Code 600063ch An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019ddceb9e,us600063ch, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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