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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag has occurred near Yakutat in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.9973S, -140.1512WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 55 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska (34 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:45:30 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 20:45:30 / March 11, 2021 @ 8:45 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -140.1512 West, latitude 59.9973 North, depth = 7.5 km. Id of earthquake: ak021383so43. Event ids that are associated: ak021383so43.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 55 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -140.1512° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.9973° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55 km NNW of Yakutat, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-11 20:45:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-11 20:48:27 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 188 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 0.83 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 ak021383so43 Id of event.
Event Code 021383so43 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak021383so43, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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