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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Akutan in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.9271S, -165.1936WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 44 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska (27 miles) on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 71.16 km (44 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:34:49 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0216yuvy1, us7000d0hm. Id of event: us7000d0hm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 21:34:49 / January 4, 2021 @ 9:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -165.1936 West, latitude 53.9271 North, depth = 71.16 km.

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

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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: 44 km ESE of Akutan, 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 -165.1936° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.9271° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 71.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44 km ESE of Akutan, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-04 21:34:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-18 06:13:29 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 0.399 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 191 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 us7000d0hm Id of event.
Event Code 7000d0hm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0216yuvy1,us7000d0hm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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