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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.4747S, -159.7951WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (66 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:30:48 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7951 West, latitude 54.4747 North, depth = 19.5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020e5lg26a. Id of event: ak020e5lg26a. Global time and date of event 03/11/20 / 2020-11-03 13:30:48 / November 3, 2020 @ 1:30 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles).

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.7951° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4747° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106 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 2020-11-03 13:30:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-03 21:35:58 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 0.66 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 ak020e5lg26a Id of event.
Event Code 020e5lg26a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020e5lg26a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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