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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near Amukta Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.7642S, -171.717WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 86 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska (53 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0205vu7q1g, us70009e4l. Unique identifier: us70009e4l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 36.57 km (23 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:11:01 / 10:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 09:11:01 / May 7, 2020 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -171.717 West, latitude 51.7642 North, depth = 36.57 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 86 km SSW of Amukta Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -171.717° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7642° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 86km SSW 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 2020-05-07 09:11:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-13 05:56:21 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 1.553 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 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 us70009e4l Id of event.
Event Code 70009e4l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0205vu7q1g,us70009e4l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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