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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Nikolski in Alaska


Earthquake location 52.1192S, -169.41WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (61 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.41 West, latitude 52.1192 North, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us700097sg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0205k5kezv, us700097sg. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:58:40 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 02:58:40 / April 30, 2020 @ 2:58 am.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.41° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1192° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-30 02:58:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-03 22:40:56 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 158 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 1.322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 us700097sg Id of event.
Event Code 700097sg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0205k5kezv,us700097sg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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