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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.812S, -168.2466WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 43 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (27 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 40.87 km (25 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -168.2466 West, latitude 52.812 North, depth = 40.87 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 20:17:46 / November 1, 2020 @ 8:17 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020e2eglz6, us7000ce2m. Unique identifier: us7000ce2m. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:17:46 / 8:17 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 43 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.2466° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.812° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-01 20:17:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-14 16:58:50 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 0.584 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us7000ce2m Id of event.
Event Code 7000ce2m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020e2eglz6,us7000ce2m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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