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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Mosquito Lake in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.8092S, -136.6802WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 45 km NW of Mosquito Lake, Alaska (28 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 05:19:28 / August 23, 2020 @ 5:19 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020audx7ct, us6000bjbd. Id of event: us6000bjbd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.85 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:19:28 / 5:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -136.6802° West, 59.8092° North, depth 11.85 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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: 45 km NW of Mosquito Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -136.6802° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45 km NW of Mosquito Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-23 05:19:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-23 06:57:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 200 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 0.565 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000bjbd Id of event.
Event Code 6000bjbd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020audx7ct,us6000bjbd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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