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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.5646S, -160.7202WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 87 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (54 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:11:24 / 1:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 13:11:24 / July 30, 2020 @ 1:11 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.57 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b6sc. Unique identifier: us6000b6sc. Exact location of event, longitude -160.7202 West, latitude 54.5646 North, depth = 25.57 km.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seventy-five, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 87 km S of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.7202° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5646° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 87 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 2020-07-30 13:11:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 13:32:44 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 199 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 0.708 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 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 us6000b6sc Id of event.
Event Code 6000b6sc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b6sc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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