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Minor earthquake 3.3 mag, 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.3932S, -159.7605WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (71 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 00:37:12 / November 17, 2020 @ 12:37 am. Id of earthquake: ak020esj9p2l. Event ids that are associated: ak020esj9p2l. Exact location of earthquake, -159.7605° West, 54.3932° North, depth 4.3 km. The temblor was reported at 00:37:12 / 12:37 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days seven hundred and twenty-five and in the last 365 days one thousand and twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 115 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.7605° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.3932° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115 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 2020-11-17 00:37:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-17 00:45:29 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 168 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak020esj9p2l Id of event.
Event Code 020esj9p2l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020esj9p2l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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