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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 31 km NNE of Fox River, Alaska

Earthquake location 60.119S, -150.7394WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fox River in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 07:28:40 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak02093kqu48. Id of event: ak02093kqu48. Exact location, longitude -150.7394° West, latitude 60.119° North, depth = 39.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.5 km (25 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/07/20 / 2020-07-16 07:28:40 / July 16, 2020 @ 7:28 am UTC/GMT.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Kenai, Sterling (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km NNE of Fox River, 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 -150.7394° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.119° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 39.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km NNE of Fox River, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-16 07:28:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-16 07:31:10 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 0.73 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 ak02093kqu48 Id of event.
Event Code 02093kqu48 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02093kqu48, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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