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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.6799S, -158.9732WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 209 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (130 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020djynpgf, us7000c6z7. Id of event: us7000c6z7. The temblor was reported at 05:24:05 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/10/20 / 2020-10-21 05:24:05 / October 21, 2020 @ 5:24 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -158.9732 West, latitude 53.6799 North, depth = 27.34 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.34 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and thirty-six, in the last 10 days five hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days five hundred and fourty-three and in the last 365 days five hundred and sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 209 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -158.9732° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.6799° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 209 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 2020-10-21 05:24:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-11 11:57:15 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 1.208 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 233 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 us7000c6z7 Id of event.
Event Code 7000c6z7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020djynpgf,us7000c6z7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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