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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.534S, -159.7664WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (62 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.7664° West, latitude 54.534° North, depth = 24.07 km. The temblor was reported at 20:55:03 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 20:55:03 / November 21, 2020 @ 8:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.07 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020ezhfllt, us7000cq2i. Unique identifier: us7000cq2i.

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

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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: 100 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.7664° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.534° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 24.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 100 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 2020-11-21 20:55:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-17 06:02:10 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 158 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 0.314 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.51 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215 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 us7000cq2i Id of event.
Event Code 7000cq2i An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020ezhfllt,us7000cq2i, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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