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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 298 km W of Adak, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8246S, 179.038WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 298 km W of Adak, Alaska (185 miles). Global time and date of event 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 03:04:37 / May 19, 2020 @ 3:04 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000a0sr. Event ids that are associated: ak0206fl1tqf, us6000a0sr. Exact location, longitude 179.038° East, latitude 51.8246° North, depth = 90.95 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 90.95 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:04:37 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 298 km W of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.038° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8246° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.95 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 298 km W of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-19 03:04:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-29 01:11:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 121 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 0.311 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 135 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 us6000a0sr Id of event.
Event Code 6000a0sr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0206fl1tqf,us6000a0sr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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