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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 82 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.2853S, -177.4372WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 82 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (51 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4372° West, latitude 51.2853° North, depth = 35 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:15:04 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60006r5t. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019fmnbbnw, us60006r5t. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/19 / 2019-12-06 21:15:04 / December 6, 2019 @ 9:15 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 82 km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.4372° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.2853° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-06 21:15:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-14 20:08:57 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 138 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 0.492 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 210 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 us60006r5t Id of event.
Event Code 60006r5t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019fmnbbnw,us60006r5t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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