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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Point Possession in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.99S, -150.8028WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Point Possession in Alaska on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/06/20 / 2020-06-23 07:59:08 / June 23, 2020 @ 7:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 160.3 km, -150.8028° West, 60.99° North. Id of earthquake: ak02081jkgir. Event ids that are associated: ak02081jkgir. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.3 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:59:08 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eagle River, Elmendorf Air Force Base, Kalifornsky (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NW of Point Possession, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.8028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.99° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 160.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km NW of Point Possession, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-23 07:59:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-23 08:10:51 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 138 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 1.1 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 ak02081jkgir Id of event.
Event Code 02081jkgir An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02081jkgir, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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