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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Anchor Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.7703S, -152.1501WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020bed785r, us7000bhtp. Unique identifier: ak020bed785r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 13:30:43 / September 4, 2020 @ 1:30 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 57.6 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:30:43 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 57.6 km, -152.1501° West, 59.7703° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Earthquake epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.1501° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.7703° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km W of Anchor 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 2020-09-04 13:30:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-04 14:09:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.8 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 automatic 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 169 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,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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 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 ak020bed785r Id of event.
Event Code 020bed785r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020bed785r,us7000bhtp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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