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Strong earthquake 6.2 mag, 48 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.777S, -168.194WA earthquake magnitude 6.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 48 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska (30 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 16:22:43 / December 1, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. Unique identifier: at00qko5hv. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qko5hv. The 6.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:22:43 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -168.194 West, latitude 52.777 North, depth = 37 km.

There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 48 km ESE of Nikolski, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.194° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.777° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48 km ESE 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 2020-12-01 16:22:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-01 16:31:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 1 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 592 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6557702 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190.799984736 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00qko5hv Id of event.
Event Code 00qko5hv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qko5hv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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