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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 53 km S of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.7152S, -174.173WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 53 km S of Atka, Alaska (33 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.173° West, 51.7152° North, depth 35 km. Global time and date of event 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 00:32:42 / February 23, 2020 @ 12:32 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60008fvg. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0202hb7p0t, us60008fvg. The temblor was picked up at 12:32:42 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 53 km S of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.173° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.7152° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53km S of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-23 00:32:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-15 03:42:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 158 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 0.487 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.61 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 209 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 us60008fvg Id of event.
Event Code 60008fvg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0202hb7p0t,us60008fvg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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