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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 146 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.1397S, -159.5483WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (91 miles) on Tuesday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:26:04 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.5 km (12 miles). Event id: us7000c89z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020difbap4, us7000c89z. Exact location of event, longitude -159.5483 West, latitude 54.1397 North, depth = 19.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 12:26:04 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:26 pm.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six hundred and ninety-eight, in the last 10 days six hundred and ninety-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourteen and in the last 365 days nine hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.5483° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.1397° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 146 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 12:26:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-15 07:23:52 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 0.693 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 us7000c89z Id of event.
Event Code 7000c89z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020difbap4,us7000c89z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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