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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.3386S, 178.4363WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 346 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (215 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.74 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:23:03 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.4363° East, latitude 51.3386° North, depth = 50.74 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/05/20 / 2020-05-25 04:23:03 / May 25, 2020 @ 4:23 am. Event id: us6000a5kg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206pizc19, us6000a5kg.

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 346 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.4363° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.3386° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 346 km WSW 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 2020-05-25 04:23:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-04 22:57:57 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 129 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 0.542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 214 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 us6000a5kg Id of event.
Event Code 6000a5kg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0206pizc19,us6000a5kg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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