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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.1933S, -159.7805WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 135 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (84 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 03:44:25 / February 16, 2021 @ 3:44 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000dhyn. Event ids that are associated: us6000dhyn. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:44:25 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -159.7805° West, 54.1933° North, depth 12.88 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.88 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and thirty-five 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: 135 km SSE of Sand Point, 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 -159.7805° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.1933° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.88 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 135 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 2021-02-16 03:44:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-16 04:51:39 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,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 0.648 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 261 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 us6000dhyn Id of event.
Event Code 6000dhyn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dhyn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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