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Minor earthquake: M3.7 quake has struck near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.4602S, -159.6856WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (68 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6856 West, latitude 54.4602 North, depth = 5.59 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.59 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us6000cc4y. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020di970hz, us6000cc4y. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 02:00:51 / October 20, 2020 @ 2:00 am. The temblor was reported at 02:00:51 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five hundred and eighty-four, in the last 10 days five hundred and eighty-five, in the past 30 days six hundred and four and in the last 365 days nine hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.6856° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.4602° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 110 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-20 02:00:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-10 04:20:41 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 211 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 0.375 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.66 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 200 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 us6000cc4y Id of event.
Event Code 6000cc4y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020di970hz,us6000cc4y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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