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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 71 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.4342S, -160.4828WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 71 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (44 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 04:44:50 / January 7, 2020 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.97 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020bnep1p, us70006z8x. Unique identifier: us70006z8x. The temblor was picked up at 17:44:50 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.4828 West, latitude 54.4342 North, depth = 21.97 km.

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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.4828° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km WSW of Chernabura 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 2020-01-07 04:44:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-05 00:38:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 0.654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 224 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 us70006z8x Id of event.
Event Code 70006z8x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020bnep1p,us70006z8x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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