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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 266 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 53.4433S, -157.9812WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 266 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska (165 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -157.9812° West, latitude 53.4433° North, depth = 20.1 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:32:48 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 15:32:48 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:32 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0209qv21gd. Id of event: ak0209qv21gd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.1 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 266 km SE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.9812° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.4433° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 266 km SE 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 2020-07-30 15:32:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-17 23:40:00 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 0.36 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 ak0209qv21gd Id of event.
Event Code 0209qv21gd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0209qv21gd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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