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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.9523S, -169.5005WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 km W of Nikolski, Alaska (26 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -169.5005° West, 52.9523° North, depth 98.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:59:06 / 7:59 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000ccby. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020dtxa5kr, us7000ccby. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.15 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 07:59:06 / October 27, 2020 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 42 km W of Nikolski, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.5005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.9523° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 98.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42 km W of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-27 07:59:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-25 12:23:36 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 178 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 0.213 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 152 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 us7000ccby Id of event.
Event Code 7000ccby An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020dtxa5kr,us7000ccby, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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