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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Yakutat in Alaska

Earthquake location 58.2741S, -142.7116WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 222 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska (138 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/20 / 2020-07-28 15:46:15 / July 28, 2020 @ 3:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.9 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak0209nk29dg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209nk29dg. The temblor was picked up at 15:46:15 / 3:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -142.7116° West, 58.2741° North, depth 6.9 km.

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 222 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -142.7116° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.2741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 222 km SW of Yakutat, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-28 15:46:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-12 12:07:15 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 0.63 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 ak0209nk29dg Id of event.
Event Code 0209nk29dg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0209nk29dg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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