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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 74 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska



Earthquake location 59.7562S, -153.1033WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of earthquake, -153.1033° West, 59.7562° North, depth 105.2 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/01/16 / 2016-01-25 08:06:41 / January 25, 2016 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:06:41 / 11:06 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1i175, us10004h0l, ak12507051. Id of event: ak12507051. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.2 km (65 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 74 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.1033° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.7562° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km 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 2016-01-25 08:06:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-25 09:22:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.16 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 291 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,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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 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 ak12507051 Id of event.
Event Code 12507051 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o1i175,us10004h0l,ak12507051, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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