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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.3087S, -159.3774WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (84 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us6000ccge. Event ids that are associated: ak020dgxrihj, us6000ccge. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 22:33:59 / October 19, 2020 @ 10:33 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.59 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23.59 km, -159.3774° West, 54.3087° North. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:33:59 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two hundred and twenty-two, in the last 10 days two hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days two hundred and thirty-seven and in the last 365 days four hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.3774° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.3087° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 135 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 22:33:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-28 04:10:00 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 222 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 0.537 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 us6000ccge Id of event.
Event Code 6000ccge An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dgxrihj,us6000ccge, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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