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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.836S, -179.3084WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 49 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (30 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 13:07:59 / February 16, 2020 @ 1:07 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.12 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:07:59 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.3084 West, latitude 50.836 North, depth = 6.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02025y1nwv, us70007rj5. Unique identifier: us70007rj5.

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 five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days one hundred and seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km SSW of Amatignak 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 -179.3084° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.836° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km SSW 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 2020-02-16 13:07:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-25 19:57:58 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 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 0.782 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 237 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 us70007rj5 Id of event.
Event Code 70007rj5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02025y1nwv,us70007rj5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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