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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag strikes near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.5781S, -159.6889WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 22:34:47 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:34:47 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.71 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000ccgf. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dgxrm25, us6000ccgf. Exact location of earthquake, -159.6889° West, 54.5781° North, depth 19.71 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-five, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-five, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-one and in the last 365 days five hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 99 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.6889° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5781° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 99 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 22:34:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-28 04:13:49 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 211 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 0.259 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 281 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 us6000ccgf Id of event.
Event Code 6000ccgf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dgxrm25,us6000ccgf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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