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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.4349S, -159.5889WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 116 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (72 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.79 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 06:27:32 / October 22, 2020 @ 6:27 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:27:32 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cb5s. Event ids that are associated: ak020dlmt6tx, us7000cb5s. Exact location of event, depth 24.79 km, -159.5889° West, 54.4349° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three hundred and eighty-six, in the last 10 days eight hundred and twenty, in the past 30 days eight hundred and fourty and in the last 365 days one thousand, one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 116 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.5889° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.79 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 116 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 2020-10-22 06:27:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-20 09:54:42 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 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 0.396 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.41 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 us7000cb5s Id of event.
Event Code 7000cb5s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dlmt6tx,us7000cb5s, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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