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

Earthquake location 54.5904S, -159.7329WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000cmfn. Event ids that are associated: ak020eqz4ism, us7000cmfn. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 06:07:07 / November 16, 2020 @ 6:07 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 06:07:07 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.99 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.7329 West, latitude 54.5904 North, depth = 20.99 km.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days nine hundred and fourty-nine and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 96 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.7329° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5904° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96 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 2020-11-16 06:07:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-08 12:21:24 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 0.255 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 220 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 us7000cmfn Id of event.
Event Code 7000cmfn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020eqz4ism,us7000cmfn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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