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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Chiniak in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.9674S, -149.4534WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 251 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska (156 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/07/20 / 2020-07-25 06:09:29 / July 25, 2020 @ 6:09 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.14 km (4 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bcdn. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0209ifvfst, us6000bcdn. Exact location of earthquake, -149.4534° West, 55.9674° North, depth 7.14 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:09:29 / 6:09 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 251 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.4534° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.9674° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 251 km SE of Chiniak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-25 06:09:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-15 05:17:03 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 2.465 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 253 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 us6000bcdn Id of event.
Event Code 6000bcdn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0209ifvfst,us6000bcdn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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