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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.8637S, -160.3225WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (33 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.9 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.3225 West, latitude 54.8637 North, depth = 14.9 km. Global time and date of event 26/07/20 / 2020-07-26 14:22:28 / July 26, 2020 @ 2:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:22:28 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209k8912a. Id of event: ak0209k8912a.

In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days one hundred and eleven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.3225° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.8637° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53 km SSE 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 2020-07-26 14:22:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-03 03:05:52 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 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak0209k8912a Id of event.
Event Code 0209k8912a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0209k8912a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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