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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Big Lake in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.4306S, -151.396WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported 77 kilometers (48 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska on Saturday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:26:32 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.396 West, latitude 61.4306 North, depth = 82.8 km. Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 05:26:32 / May 10, 2020 @ 5:26 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: ak02060qj9up. Event ids that are associated: ak02060qj9up. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 82.8 km (51 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anchorage. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 77 km W of Big Lake, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.396° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.4306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 77km W of Big Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-10 05:26:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-10 05:32:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 188 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 0.56 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 ak02060qj9up Id of event.
Event Code 02060qj9up An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02060qj9up, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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