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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Yakutat in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.1721S, -141.0954WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 103 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska (64 miles). Global time and date of event 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 03:48:21 / July 6, 2020 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:48:21 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -141.0954° West, 60.1721° North, depth 0 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0208mz3vp6. Unique identifier: ak0208mz3vp6.

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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 103 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -141.0954° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.1721° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 103 km NW of Yakutat, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-06 03:48:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-06 03:54:06 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 129 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 0.98 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 ak0208mz3vp6 Id of event.
Event Code 0208mz3vp6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0208mz3vp6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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