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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Haines Junction in Canada

Earthquake location 60.4581S, -139.0687WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 91 km WSW of Haines Junction, Canada (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020einv36w, us7000cd8a. Id of event: us7000cd8a. The temblor was picked up at 03:42:55 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 03:42:55 / November 11, 2020 @ 3:42 am. Exact location, longitude -139.0687° West, latitude 60.4581° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 91 km WSW of Haines Junction, Canada.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -139.0687° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.4581° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 91 km WSW of Haines Junction, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-11 03:42:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-11 03:51:29 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 129 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 0.692 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 109 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 us7000cd8a Id of event.
Event Code 7000cd8a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020einv36w,us7000cd8a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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