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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.9136S, -179.3147WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 214 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (133 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.2 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.3147° West, latitude 50.9136° North, depth = 13.2 km. The temblor was detected at 14:42:14 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak0212axgger. Unique identifier: ak0212axgger. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 14:42:14 / February 19, 2021 @ 2:42 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 214 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.3147° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.9136° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 214 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 2021-02-19 14:42:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-06 08:41:36 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 178 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 0.72 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 ak0212axgger Id of event.
Event Code 0212axgger An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0212axgger, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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