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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 69 km SSE of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.6052S, -173.8907WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 69 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (43 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019f0xq58u, us60006ncb. Unique identifier: us60006ncb. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/19 / 2019-11-23 08:38:19 / November 23, 2019 @ 8:38 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.68 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:38:19 / 8:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.8907° West, latitude 51.6052° North, depth = 28.68 km.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km SSE of Atka, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.8907° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6052° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km SSE of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-23 08:38:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-07 11:33:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 129 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 0.626 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 205 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 us60006ncb Id of event.
Event Code 60006ncb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019f0xq58u,us60006ncb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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