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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Unalaska in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.3871S, -166.798WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -166.798 West, latitude 53.3871 North, depth = 8.66 km. Event id: us60006q0t. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019f7qicvj, us60006q0t. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 19:52:46 / November 27, 2019 @ 7:52 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.66 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 10:52:46 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. 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: 56 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -166.798° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3871° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.66 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-27 19:52:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-11 21:55:00 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 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 0.41 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197 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 us60006q0t Id of event.
Event Code 60006q0t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019f7qicvj,us60006q0t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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