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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Clam Gulch in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.2159S, -151.1121WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Clam Gulch in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 28.4 km, -151.1121° West, 60.2159° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.4 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 13/11/20 / 2020-11-13 12:36:36 / November 13, 2020 @ 12:36 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: ak020em49cv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020em49cv3. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:36:36 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Sterling, Kenai. Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km E of Clam Gulch, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.1121° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.2159° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km E of Clam Gulch, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-13 12:36:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-13 12:40:25 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 automatic 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 1.27 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 ak020em49cv3 Id of event.
Event Code 020em49cv3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020em49cv3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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