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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 89 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.5219S, -160.8705WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 89 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (55 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.42 km, -160.8705° West, 54.5219° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.42 km (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:10:08 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/20 / 2020-01-03 15:10:08 / January 3, 2020 @ 3:10 pm. Id of earthquake: us70006wnd. Event ids that are associated: ak02057lpf8, us70006wnd.

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

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 89 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.8705° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5219° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.42 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 89km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-03 15:10:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-27 15:49:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,us, 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 0.805 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194 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 us70006wnd Id of event.
Event Code 70006wnd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02057lpf8,us70006wnd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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