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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.8104S, -160.3428WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (37 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3428 West, latitude 54.8104 North, depth = 18.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 07:26:08 / July 22, 2020 @ 7:26 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.1 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:26:08 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209dhyf9p. Id of event: ak0209dhyf9p.

In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 59 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.3428° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.8104° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 59 km S of Sand Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-22 07:26:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-22 09:29:18 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 158 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 0.66 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 ak0209dhyf9p Id of event.
Event Code 0209dhyf9p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0209dhyf9p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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