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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag strikes near King Salmon in Alaska

Earthquake location 57.9561S, -156.2918WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 84 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska (52 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/11/19 / 2019-11-06 17:24:17 / November 6, 2019 @ 5:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 137.1 km (85 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:24:17 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -156.2918 West, latitude 57.9561 North, depth = 137.1 km. Unique identifier: ak019e8yv4vv. Ids that are associated to the event: ak019e8yv4vv.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 thirteen 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.

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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: 84 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.2918° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.9561° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 137.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 84km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-06 17:24:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-06 17:29:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 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 0.82 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 ak019e8yv4vv Id of event.
Event Code 019e8yv4vv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019e8yv4vv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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