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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.0563S, -160.5893WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 31 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (19 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 82.09 km (51 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/10/20 / 2020-10-25 02:24:01 / October 25, 2020 @ 2:24 am. The temblor was detected at 02:24:01 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c9ty. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dqj0s8l, us7000c9ty. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -160.5893 West, latitude 55.0563 North, depth = 82.09 km.

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

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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. 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: 31 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.5893° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.0563° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 82.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31 km S 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 2020-10-25 02:24:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-03 22:40:22 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 158 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 0.3 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.32 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us7000c9ty Id of event.
Event Code 7000c9ty An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dqj0s8l,us7000c9ty, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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