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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Cold Bay in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.4752S, -161.663WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska (65 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -161.663° West, 54.4752° North. The temblor was detected at 17:01:36 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006ree. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019fo0nd7p, us60006ree. Global time and date of event 07/12/19 / 2019-12-07 04:01:36 / December 7, 2019 @ 4:01 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 104 km SE of Cold Bay, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -161.663° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4752° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 104km SE of Cold 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 2019-12-07 04:01:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-14 21:47:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 168 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 0.685 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 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 us60006ree Id of event.
Event Code 60006ree An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019fo0nd7p,us60006ree, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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