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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.7495S, -153.1435WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 107.2 km (67 miles). Event id: ak12498869. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1go93, ak12498869. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:28 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -153.1435° West, latitude 59.7495° North, depth = 107.2 km. Global time and date of event 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 14:29:28 / January 24, 2016 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Homer. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.1435° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.7495° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 107.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km W of Anchor 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 2016-01-24 14:29:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-24 15:24:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.32 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 1 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 346 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 ,at,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 0.39 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 ak12498869 Id of event.
Event Code 12498869 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o1go93,ak12498869, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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