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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag has occurred near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0417S, -174.0907WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 18 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (11 miles). Global time and date of event 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 21:39:05 / December 10, 2019 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.0907 West, latitude 52.0417 North, depth = 210.96 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 210.96 km (131 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:39:05 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak019ft9lv2l, us70006n8q. Unique identifier: us70006n8q.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 18 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.0907° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0417° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 210.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km SSE 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 2019-12-10 21:39:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-23 05:43:54 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 121 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 0.173 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 264 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 us70006n8q Id of event.
Event Code 70006n8q An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019ft9lv2l,us70006n8q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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