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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.5336S, -159.8966WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 04:30:49 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:30 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.36 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 19.36 km, -159.8966° West, 54.5336° North. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:30:49 / 4:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000c88k. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020diakan9, us7000c88k.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.8966° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97 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 04:30:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 02:40:47 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 0.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 228 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 us7000c88k Id of event.
Event Code 7000c88k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020diakan9,us7000c88k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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