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Minor earthquake: M2.8 quake has struck near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.2957S, -177.1016WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 12:48:09 / June 21, 2020 @ 12:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:48:09 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000ahm0. Event ids that are associated: ak0207ybejwi, us6000ahm0. The epicenter was at a depth of 41.27 km (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.1016° West, 51.2957° North, depth 41.27 km.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days three hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 72 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.1016° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.2957° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72 km SSW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-06-21 12:48:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-24 04:37:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 121 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 0.473 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 211 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 us6000ahm0 Id of event.
Event Code 6000ahm0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0207ybejwi,us6000ahm0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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