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Light earthquake: M4.2 quake strikes near Talkeetna in Alaska

Earthquake location 62.1228S, -150.6282WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) has occurred on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Talkeetna in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 01:36:14 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-19 10:36:14 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -150.6282 West, latitude 62.1228 North, depth 35 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lakes, Wasilla, Knik-Fairview.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.6282° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.1228° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km SW of Talkeetna, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-19 10:36:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-19 10:57:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.87 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 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 273 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 usak 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 0.449 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 usc000th3u Id of event.
Event Code c000th3u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000th3uak11488818 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. talkeetnagirl

    A hard fast jerk here. Woke us up at 1:36 am.

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