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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8046S, 178.0637WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000c8jd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020dp11fh2, us7000c8jd. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 11:57:09 / October 24, 2020 @ 11:57 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147 km (91 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:57:09 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 178.0637° East, 51.8046° North, depth 147 km.

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

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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. 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: Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.0637° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8046° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Rat Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-24 11:57:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-21 12:27:51 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 0.324 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 174 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 us7000c8jd Id of event.
Event Code 7000c8jd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dp11fh2,us7000c8jd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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