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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag strikes near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.425S, -159.7432WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 112 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (70 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:37:04 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000c84x. Event ids that are associated: ak020di87z2w, us7000c84x. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 00:37:04 / October 20, 2020 @ 12:37 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7432 West, latitude 54.425 North, depth = 20 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven hundred and twenty-seven, in the last 10 days seven hundred and twenty-eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 112 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.7432° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.425° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 112 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 00:37:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-17 02:49:09 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 188 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 0.416 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 207 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 us7000c84x Id of event.
Event Code 7000c84x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020di87z2w,us7000c84x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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