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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Haines Junction in Canada

Earthquake location 61.2833S, -139.5426WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada (77 miles) on Wednesday. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:51:25 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.6 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/04/20 / 2020-04-22 19:51:25 / April 22, 2020 @ 7:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -139.5426° West, 61.2833° North, depth 0.6 km. Unique identifier: ak020577cfr4. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020577cfr4.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 124 km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -139.5426° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.2833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124km WNW of Haines Junction, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-22 19:51:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-22 19:57:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 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 138 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 0.88 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 ak020577cfr4 Id of event.
Event Code 020577cfr4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020577cfr4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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