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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.2014S, -177.851WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 112 km SW of Adak, Alaska (70 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 00:27:37 / January 6, 2021 @ 12:27 am. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:27:37 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.4 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.851 West, latitude 51.2014 North, depth = 25.4 km. Event id: ak0219xdy6x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0219xdy6x.

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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days three hundred and eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 112 km SW of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.851° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.2014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 112 km SW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-06 00:27:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-17 00:32:10 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 ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak0219xdy6x Id of event.
Event Code 0219xdy6x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0219xdy6x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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