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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Trapper Creek in Alaska


Earthquake location 62.0172S, -150.5113WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Trapper Creek in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -150.5113 West, latitude 62.0172 North, depth = 41.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020d1tp26f. Unique identifier: ak020d1tp26f. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.5 km (26 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:51:46 / 8:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 08:51:46 / October 10, 2020 @ 8:51 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Wasilla, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km SSW of Trapper Creek, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.5113° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.0172° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36 km SSW of Trapper Creek, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-10 08:51:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-10 08:57:36 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 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 168 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, 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 0.73 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 ak020d1tp26f Id of event.
Event Code 020d1tp26f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020d1tp26f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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