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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.0169S, -179.9212WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 63 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (39 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9212 West, latitude 51.0169 North, depth = 27.58 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.58 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us70007jwy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020174d19s, us70007jwy. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 07:37:22 / January 26, 2020 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:37:22 / 7:37 pm (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 63 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.9212° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0169° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km WSW 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 2020-01-26 07:37:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-22 12:36:34 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 ,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 0.608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 us70007jwy Id of event.
Event Code 70007jwy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020174d19s,us70007jwy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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