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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.6823S, -161.0761WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 81 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska (50 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -161.0761 West, latitude 54.6823 North, depth = 20.88 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 11:46:15 / July 30, 2020 @ 11:46 am. Event id: us6000b6r2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b6r2. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:46:15 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.88 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km SSW of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -161.0761° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.6823° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81 km SSW 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 2020-07-30 11:46:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 12:09:50 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 188 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 0.752 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000b6r2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b6r2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b6r2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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