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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Unalaska in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.1574S, -166.7795WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska (50 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:42:57 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -166.7795 West, latitude 53.1574 North, depth = 35 km. Event id: us6000c0pu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020bpy1986, us6000c0pu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/20 / 2020-09-11 13:42:57 / September 11, 2020 @ 1:42 pm.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -166.7795° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.1574° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 81 km SSW of Unalaska, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-11 13:42:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-10 12:26:55 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 0.64 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 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 us6000c0pu Id of event.
Event Code 6000c0pu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020bpy1986,us6000c0pu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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