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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.9995S, -179.2968WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 209 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (130 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0212fsj62i. Id of event: ak0212fsj62i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2968 West, latitude 50.9995 North, depth = 17.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.9 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 08:48:08 / February 22, 2021 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:48:08 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 209 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.2968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.9995° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 17.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 209 km WSW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-22 08:48:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-22 17:31:55 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 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 0.6 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 ak0212fsj62i Id of event.
Event Code 0212fsj62i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0212fsj62i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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