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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 233 km N of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.2899S, -174.123WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 233 km N of Atka, Alaska (145 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.01 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 11:39:44 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/19 / 2019-12-13 23:39:44 / December 13, 2019 @ 11:39 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -174.123 West, latitude 54.2899 North, depth = 17.01 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fy9eur0, us60006rvt. Id of event: us60006rvt.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 233 km N of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.123° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.2899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.01 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 233km N 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 2019-12-13 23:39:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-15 23:01:04 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 1.93 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us60006rvt Id of event.
Event Code 60006rvt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019fy9eur0,us60006rvt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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