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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Anchor Point in Alaska


Earthquake location 59.753S, -152.4704WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 87.6 km (54 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 11:28:47 / 11:28 am (local time epicenter). Event id: ak020b9ddwap. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020b9ddwap, us7000bfqw. Global time and date of event 01/09/20 / 2020-09-01 11:28:47 / September 1, 2020 @ 11:28 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -152.4704 West, latitude 59.753 North, depth = 87.6 km.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.4704° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.753° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 87.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 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 2020-09-01 11:28:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-04 06:21:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 139 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 0.66 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 ak020b9ddwap Id of event.
Event Code 020b9ddwap An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020b9ddwap,us7000bfqw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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