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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.0156S, -179.3524WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (20 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: ak0206j3c0fv. Event ids that are associated: ak0206j3c0fv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.7 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.3524° West, 51.0156° North, depth 12.7 km. The temblor was picked up at 03:15:08 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 15:15:08 / May 21, 2020 @ 3:15 pm.

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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 32 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.3524° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0156° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km SSW of Amatignak 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 2020-05-21 15:15:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-21 18:32:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 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 0.51 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 ak0206j3c0fv Id of event.
Event Code 0206j3c0fv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0206j3c0fv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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