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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.6034S, -170.5369WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 134 km WNW of Nikolski, Alaska (83 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.18 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:53:26 / 10:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak020fzwfq3h, us6000d3t2. Unique identifier: us6000d3t2. Exact location of event, longitude -170.5369 West, latitude 53.6034 North, depth = 147.18 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/20 / 2020-12-13 22:53:26 / December 13, 2020 @ 10:53 pm.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 134 km WNW of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.5369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.6034° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 134 km WNW 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 2020-12-13 22:53:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-29 00:55:51 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 168 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 0.871 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us6000d3t2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d3t2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020fzwfq3h,us6000d3t2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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