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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near King Salmon in Alaska

Earthquake location 57.8726S, -156.2608WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska (58 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 22:16:21 / November 27, 2019 @ 10:16 pm. Id of earthquake: ak019f7s2vnq. Event ids that are associated: ak019f7s2vnq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 118.6 km (74 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:16:21 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -156.2608° West, 57.8726° North, depth 118.6 km.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km SSE of King Salmon, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -156.2608° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.8726° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 93km 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 2019-11-27 22:16:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-27 22:26:04 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 148 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 0.42 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 ak019f7s2vnq Id of event.
Event Code 019f7s2vnq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019f7s2vnq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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