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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.0083S, -179.0186WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 191 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (119 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.71 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:07:41 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020a91821g, us7000bdqh. Id of event: us7000bdqh. Global time and date of event 10/08/20 / 2020-08-10 14:07:41 / August 10, 2020 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.0186° West, latitude 51.0083° North, depth = 17.71 km.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 191 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.0186° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0083° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 191 km WSW 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 2020-08-10 14:07:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-08 15:05:41 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 158 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 0.56 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 228 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 us7000bdqh Id of event.
Event Code 7000bdqh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020a91821g,us7000bdqh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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