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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska


Earthquake location 54.5844S, -160.6218WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 84 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (52 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 18:37:56 / July 22, 2020 @ 6:37 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b23w. Id of event: us6000b23w. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.6218 West, latitude 54.5844 North, depth = 12.8 km. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:37:56 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.8 km (8 miles).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 84 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.6218° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5844° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84 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 18:37:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-24 13:10:57 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 211 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 ,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 0.648 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000b23w Id of event.
Event Code 6000b23w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b23w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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