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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Cold Bay in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.2206S, -163.2844WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 36 km W of Cold Bay, Alaska (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.2844 West, latitude 55.2206 North, depth = 187.17 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:07:23 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 187.17 km (116 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000afa5. Event ids that are associated: ak0207ta60pi, us6000afa5. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/06/20 / 2020-06-18 08:07:23 / June 18, 2020 @ 8:07 am UTC/GMT.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 36 km W of Cold Bay, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.2844° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.2206° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 187.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km W of Cold Bay, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-18 08:07:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-23 11:43:22 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 211 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 0.373 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000afa5 Id of event.
Event Code 6000afa5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0207ta60pi,us6000afa5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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