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Major earthquake, 7.1 mag has occurred near Old Iliamna in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.6585S, -153.4521WA major earthquake magnitude 7.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 83 kilometers (52 miles) from Old Iliamna in Alaska. A tsunami warning has been issued near Old Iliamna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 127.84 km, -153.4521° West, 59.6585° North. The temblor was detected at 01:30:30 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o1gd6r, us10004gqp, ak12496371. Unique identifier: us10004gqp. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 10:30:30 / January 24, 2016 @ 10:30 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 127.84 km (79 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 107 km (66 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. Every year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 83 km E of Old Iliamna, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 7.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.4521° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.6585° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 127.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83km E of Old Iliamna, 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 10:30:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-24 11:01:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 952 The total number of felt reports
CDI 7.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.91 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 1480 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 ,at,us,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 0.693 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10004gqp Id of event.
Event Code 10004gqp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o1gd6r,us10004gqp,ak12496371, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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