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Minor earthquake 3.8 mag, 49 km WSW of Karluk, Alaska

Earthquake location 57.3492S, -155.1725WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 49 km WSW of Karluk, Alaska (30 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/20 / 2020-06-12 04:48:48 / June 12, 2020 @ 4:48 am. Unique identifier: ak0207jat1jd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0207jat1jd. Exact location of earthquake, -155.1725° West, 57.3492° North, depth 52.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:48:48 / 4:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.4 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 49 km WSW of Karluk, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -155.1725° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.3492° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49 km WSW of Karluk, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-12 04:48:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-12 04:52:30 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 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 222 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 0.66 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 ak0207jat1jd Id of event.
Event Code 0207jat1jd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0207jat1jd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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