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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.658S, -159.9127WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 190 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (118 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.4 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/10/20 / 2020-10-31 01:54:20 / October 31, 2020 @ 1:54 am. Event id: ak020e0ftwge. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020e0ftwge. Exact location, longitude -159.9127° West, latitude 53.658° North, depth = 9.4 km. The temblor was reported at 01:54:20 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-three, in the last 10 days three hundred and thirty-nine, in the past 30 days six hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days seven hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 190 km SSE of Sand Point, 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 -159.9127° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.658° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 190 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 2020-10-31 01:54:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-16 16:20:19 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 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 0.71 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 ak020e0ftwge Id of event.
Event Code 020e0ftwge An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020e0ftwge, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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