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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.296S, -159.8206WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (76 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 12:55:00 / November 11, 2020 @ 12:55 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020eitant4, us7000cfmc. Id of event: us7000cfmc. The temblor was reported at 12:55:00 / 12:55 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.56 km (14 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.8206° West, latitude 54.296° North, depth = 22.56 km.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and eighty-nine, in the past 30 days nine hundred and eighty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, two hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 123 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.8206° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.296° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 123 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 2020-11-11 12:55:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-11 11:52:01 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 0.552 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 210 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 us7000cfmc Id of event.
Event Code 7000cfmc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020eitant4,us7000cfmc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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