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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.2652S, -179.029WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 179 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (111 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/06/20 / 2020-06-19 03:31:17 / June 19, 2020 @ 3:31 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.029 West, latitude 51.2652 North, depth = 45.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.64 km (28 miles). The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:31:17 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000ab9j. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ab9j.

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days four hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 179 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.029° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.2652° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 45.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 179 km WSW 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 2020-06-19 03:31:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-25 23:07:34 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 222 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 ,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 1.31 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 227 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000ab9j Id of event.
Event Code 7000ab9j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ab9j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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