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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Amukta Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.2466S, -171.2395WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 138 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (86 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -171.2395° West, 51.2466° North, depth 23.53 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02041rw28c, us70008y3j. Id of event: us70008y3j. The temblor was detected at 03:43:44 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 14:43:44 / March 28, 2020 @ 2:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 23.53 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 138 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -171.2395° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.2466° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 138km S of Amukta 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 2020-03-28 14:43:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-20 13:56:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 178 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 2.053 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 338 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 us70008y3j Id of event.
Event Code 70008y3j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02041rw28c,us70008y3j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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