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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Anchor Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.4935S, -152.3387WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.3 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -152.3387° West, latitude 59.4935° North, depth = 54.3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/03/20 / 2020-03-24 20:58:09 / March 24, 2020 @ 8:58 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:58:09 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0203v9e9rh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0203v9e9rh.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 47 km (29 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 42 km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.3387° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.4935° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 54.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SW of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-24 20:58:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-24 21:05:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 automatic 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 189 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak0203v9e9rh Id of event.
Event Code 0203v9e9rh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0203v9e9rh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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