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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Perryville in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.5143S, -159.0325WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 44 km S of Perryville, Alaska (27 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.33 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -159.0325 West, latitude 55.5143 North, depth = 49.33 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 06:46:30 / January 28, 2021 @ 6:46 am. Id of earthquake: us6000dckr. Event ids that are associated: us6000dckr, ak0211aew8le. The temblor was reported at 06:46:30 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 44 km S of Perryville, 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 -159.0325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.5143° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44 km S of Perryville, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-28 06:46:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-28 07:00:07 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 2.08 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,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 0.755 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 133 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 us6000dckr Id of event.
Event Code 6000dckr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dckr,ak0211aew8le, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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