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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Nikiski in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.7026S, -151.6161WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Nikiski in Alaska on Saturday. Unique identifier: ak019edwvz6l. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019edwvz6l, us600069r0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.3 km (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.6161 West, latitude 60.7026 North, depth = 70.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/11/19 / 2019-11-09 16:25:26 / November 9, 2019 @ 4:25 pm. The temblor was picked up at 07:25:26 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km W of Nikiski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.6161° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.7026° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 70.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km W of Nikiski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-09 16:25:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-09 16:46:10 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 188 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,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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 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 ak019edwvz6l Id of event.
Event Code 019edwvz6l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019edwvz6l,us600069r0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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