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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag has occurred near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0575S, -176.124WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (25 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: av70877544. Id of event: av70877544. Global time and date of event 13/03/20 / 2020-03-13 19:08:30 / March 13, 2020 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:08:30 / 9:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.14 km, -176.124° West, 52.0575° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.14 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 41 km ENE of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -176.124° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0575° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km ENE of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-13 19:08:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-13 19:47:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 124 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network av The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,av, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 av70877544 Id of event.
Event Code 70877544 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,av70877544, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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