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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.6141S, -179.1478WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (24 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 80.06 km (50 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019fhq021h, us60006sz2. Id of event: us60006sz2. Exact location of event, longitude -179.1478 West, latitude 51.6141 North, depth = 80.06 km. The temblor was reported at 13:33:26 / 1:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/12/19 / 2019-12-03 23:33:26 / December 3, 2019 @ 11:33 pm.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km N of Amatignak Island, 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 -179.1478° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6141° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 80.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-03 23:33:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-18 02:47:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 0.216 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 151 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 us60006sz2 Id of event.
Event Code 60006sz2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019fhq021h,us60006sz2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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