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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag was detected near Semisopochnoi Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.4588S, -179.9779WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 62 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 12:15:54 / January 26, 2020 @ 12:15 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jxj. Id of event: us70007jxj. The temblor was detected at 00:15:54 / 12:15 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.39 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.9779° West, latitude 51.4588° North, depth = 29.39 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 62 km SSE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.9779° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.4588° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SSE of Semisopochnoi 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 2020-01-26 12:15:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-13 06:17:24 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 222 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 ,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 0.459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007jxj Id of event.
Event Code 70007jxj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007jxj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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