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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag has occurred near Susitna in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.6778S, -150.473WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Susitna in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 21:55:35 / October 11, 2020 @ 9:55 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -150.473° West, 61.6778° North, depth 49.9 km. Unique identifier: ak020d3ozvj8. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020d3ozvj8. The temblor was detected at 21:55:35 / 9:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 49.9 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmer, Gateway, Elmendorf Air Force Base (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km N of Susitna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.473° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.6778° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km N of Susitna, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-11 21:55:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-11 22:04:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.16 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 236 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 0.67 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 ak020d3ozvj8 Id of event.
Event Code 020d3ozvj8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020d3ozvj8, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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