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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.4768S, -159.6883WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 108 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (67 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.11 km (16 miles). Unique identifier: us7000cklv. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cklv. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:38:03 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/11/20 / 2020-11-28 11:38:03 / November 28, 2020 @ 11:38 am. Exact location of event, longitude -159.6883 West, latitude 54.4768 North, depth = 25.11 km.

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirty-six and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 108 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.6883° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4768° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108 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 2020-11-28 11:38:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-28 12:18:01 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 199 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 ,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 0.359 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 158 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cklv Id of event.
Event Code 7000cklv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cklv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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