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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Chernabura Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.8173S, -160.3008WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020xgq90u, us60007c82. Id of event: us60007c82. Exact location of event, longitude -160.3008 West, latitude 54.8173 North, depth = 29.13 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:49:28 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 23:49:28 / January 20, 2020 @ 11:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 29.13 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 47 km W of Chernabura Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.3008° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.8173° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 29.13 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47km W 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 2020-01-20 23:49:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-02 00:59:03 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 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 129 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 0.411 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us60007c82 Id of event.
Event Code 60007c82 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020xgq90u,us60007c82, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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