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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.3782S, -159.4678WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (78 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.03 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -159.4678° West, latitude 54.3782° North, depth = 28.03 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:47:07 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:47:07 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:47 pm. Event id: us6000ccgk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dgxub8w, us6000ccgk.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and thirty-eight, in the last 10 days two hundred and thirty-eight, in the past 30 days two hundred and fifty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.4678° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.3782° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 125 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-19 22:47:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-28 05:05:56 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 188 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 0.459 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 221 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 us6000ccgk Id of event.
Event Code 6000ccgk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dgxub8w,us6000ccgk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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