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

Earthquake location 51.1025S, -178.0829WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 73 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (45 miles). Id of earthquake: us70008jh8. Event ids that are associated: ak020335rvgu, us70008jh8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/20 / 2020-03-07 21:44:43 / March 7, 2020 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 33.03 km, -178.0829° West, 51.1025° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:44:43 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.03 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days three hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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 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: 73 km ESE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.0829° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.1025° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km ESE 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 2020-03-07 21:44:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-31 23:05:02 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 0.663 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 264 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 us70008jh8 Id of event.
Event Code 70008jh8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020335rvgu,us70008jh8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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