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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.0533S, -159.4827WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/11/20 / 2020-11-22 19:59:20 / November 22, 2020 @ 7:59 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000clzr. Event ids that are associated: ak020f14eemw, us7000clzr. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.4827 West, latitude 55.0533 North, depth = 18.24 km. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:59:20 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.24 km (11 miles).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and thirty-seven, in the past 30 days four hundred and five and in the last 365 days one thousand, three hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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 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: 71 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.4827° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.0533° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71 km ESE 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 2020-11-22 19:59:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-21 16:04:03 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 0.231 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us7000clzr Id of event.
Event Code 7000clzr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020f14eemw,us7000clzr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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