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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Cooper Landing in Alaska

Earthquake location 60.5259S, -149.6021WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Cooper Landing in Alaska on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 03:13:51 / 3:13 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak02150h8lm. Event ids that are associated: ak02150h8lm. Global time and date of event 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 03:13:51 / January 3, 2021 @ 3:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -149.6021° West, 60.5259° North, depth 24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Anchorage, Sterling. The epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Anchorage (c. 291 800 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Elmendorf Air Force Base (c. 6 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km ENE of Cooper Landing, 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 -149.6021° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.5259° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km ENE of Cooper Landing, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-03 03:13:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-03 03:16:33 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 automatic 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 0.65 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 ak02150h8lm Id of event.
Event Code 02150h8lm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02150h8lm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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