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Minor earthquake 2.9 mag, 93 km S of False Pass, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.0108S, -163.3578WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km S of False Pass, Alaska (58 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.74 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206syaimf, us6000a8u5. Id of event: us6000a8u5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -163.3578 West, latitude 54.0108 North, depth = 23.74 km. The temblor was detected at 11:34:48 / 11:34 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 11:34:48 / May 27, 2020 @ 11:34 am.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 93 km S of False Pass, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.3578° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.0108° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93 km S of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-27 11:34:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-26 08:19:54 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 129 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 0.796 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 189 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 us6000a8u5 Id of event.
Event Code 6000a8u5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0206syaimf,us6000a8u5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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