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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near False Pass in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.4781S, -163.5114WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km S of False Pass, Alaska (95 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020d07c2qz, us6000c8cm. Unique identifier: us6000c8cm. The temblor was picked up at 10:49:09 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -163.5114 West, latitude 53.4781 North, depth = 19.79 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.79 km (12 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 10:49:09 / October 9, 2020 @ 10:49 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km S of False Pass, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -163.5114° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.4781° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 153 km S of False Pass, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-09 10:49:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-16 09:12:38 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 168 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 1.268 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 184 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c8cm Id of event.
Event Code 6000c8cm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020d07c2qz,us6000c8cm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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