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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 65 km N of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.7825S, -174.15WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 65 km N of Atka, Alaska (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.15° West, 52.7825° North, depth 207.51 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:01:17 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.51 km (129 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/07/20 / 2020-07-03 17:01:17 / July 3, 2020 @ 5:01 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0208i8jv2s, us7000apwn. Unique identifier: us7000apwn.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 65 km N of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.15° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.7825° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 207.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km N of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-03 17:01:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-01 18:54:53 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 138 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 ,ak,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 0.389 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 us7000apwn Id of event.
Event Code 7000apwn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0208i8jv2s,us7000apwn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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