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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.284S, -177.2521WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (113 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.6 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:38:09 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 31.6 km, -177.2521° West, 50.284° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 05:38:09 / August 9, 2020 @ 5:38 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a78idp8, us6000ben4. Id of event: us6000ben4.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.2521° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.284° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 182 km SSW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-09 05:38:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-04 12:05:22 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 168 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 1.478 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 241 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 us6000ben4 Id of event.
Event Code 6000ben4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020a78idp8,us6000ben4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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