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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Ester in Alaska

Earthquake location 64.7316S, -148.5042WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Ester in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 20:46:56 / January 14, 2020 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 11:46:56 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.5042 West, latitude 64.7316 North, depth = 17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: ak020nhpice. Event ids that are associated: us70006zut, ak020nhpice.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Badger, Fairbanks, College. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Fairbanks (c. 31 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Badger (c. 19 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from College (c. 13 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 27 km WSW of Ester, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.5042° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 64.7316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km WSW of Ester, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-14 20:46:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-14 21:05:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 116 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.69 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 266 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak020nhpice Id of event.
Event Code 020nhpice An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006zut,ak020nhpice, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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