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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Central in Alaska

Earthquake location 65.8208S, -144.8993WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 28 km N of Central, Alaska (17 miles). Global time and date of event 25/06/20 / 2020-06-25 02:27:43 / June 25, 2020 @ 2:27 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.1 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -144.8993 West, latitude 65.8208 North, depth = 24.1 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:27:43 / 2:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak02084rh636. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02084rh636.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 28 km N of Central, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -144.8993° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 65.8208° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28 km N of Central, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-25 02:27:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-25 02:30:59 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 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 0.77 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 ak02084rh636 Id of event.
Event Code 02084rh636 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02084rh636, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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