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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 102 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska

Earthquake location 53.6823S, -164.4208WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 102 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -164.4208 West, latitude 53.6823 North, depth = 24.4 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:25:44 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.4 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/06/20 / 2020-06-15 21:25:44 / June 15, 2020 @ 9:25 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0207ojeil7. Id of event: ak0207ojeil7.

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 102 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -164.4208° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.6823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 102 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-15 21:25:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-18 03:49:29 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 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 0.33 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 ak0207ojeil7 Id of event.
Event Code 0207ojeil7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0207ojeil7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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