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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Attu Station in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.7966S, 176.6854WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 265 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska (165 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 22:52:06 / 10:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/20 / 2020-09-05 22:52:06 / September 5, 2020 @ 10:52 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 176.6854 East, latitude 51.7966 North, depth = 1.16 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.16 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000bppb. Event ids that are associated: ak020bg6843i, us7000bppb.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 265 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 176.6854° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7966° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 265 km ESE of Attu Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-05 22:52:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-23 21:21:30 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 1.147 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us7000bppb Id of event.
Event Code 7000bppb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020bg6843i,us7000bppb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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