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Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Big Lake in Alaska

Earthquake location 61.5348S, -149.9019WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Big Lake in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 38.3 km, -149.9019° West, 61.5348° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/11/20 / 2020-11-07 12:27:28 / November 7, 2020 @ 12:27 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:27:28 / 12:27 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.3 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak020ec6zbvo. Event ids that are associated: ak020ec6zbvo.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Palmer, Gateway, Anchorage (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 3 km ENE of Big Lake, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.9019° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.5348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3 km ENE of Big Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-07 12:27:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-02 17:42:51 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 234 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 0.64 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 ak020ec6zbvo Id of event.
Event Code 020ec6zbvo An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020ec6zbvo, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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