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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.3971S, -159.5924WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (74 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.5924 West, latitude 54.3971 North, depth = 13.1 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020di9gfmn. Id of event: ak020di9gfmn. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:44:48 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.1 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:44:48 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:44 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-eight, in the last 10 days three hundred and eighty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and six and in the last 365 days six hundred and ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 119 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.5924° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.3971° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 119 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 2020-10-20 02:44:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-30 18:32:57 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 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 1 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 ak020di9gfmn Id of event.
Event Code 020di9gfmn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020di9gfmn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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