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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.8118S, -168.1407WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 50 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.1407 West, latitude 52.8118 North, depth = 25.7 km. Event id: ak020epcrnex. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020epcrnex. Global time and date of event 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 08:05:25 / November 15, 2020 @ 8:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 25.7 km (16 miles). The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:05:25 / 8:05 am (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.1407° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.8118° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 50 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-15 08:05:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-02 17:31:49 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 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 0.58 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 ak020epcrnex Id of event.
Event Code 020epcrnex An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020epcrnex, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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