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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Nikolski in Alaska


Earthquake location 52.8032S, -169.8146WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 65 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska (40 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:23:51 / 10:23 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/07/20 / 2020-07-15 22:23:51 / July 15, 2020 @ 10:23 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 93.89 km (58 miles). Exact location of event, depth 93.89 km, -169.8146° West, 52.8032° North. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0209263y2v, us6000b6m1. Unique identifier: us6000b6m1.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.8146° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.8032° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 93.89 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 65 km WSW of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-15 22:23:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-02 03:08:13 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 1.023 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 196 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 us6000b6m1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000b6m1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0209263y2v,us6000b6m1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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