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



Earthquake location 59.7081S, -153.1901WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 76 kilometers (47 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 05:30:21 / January 28, 2016 @ 5:30 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o1ndyl, us20004v8s, ak12542862. Id of event: us20004v8s. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:30:21 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -153.1901 West, latitude 59.7081 North, depth = 109.55 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 109.55 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 76 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 -153.1901° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.7081° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 109.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 76km 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 2016-01-28 05:30:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-28 06:02:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.42 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 341 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 0.749 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20004v8s Id of event.
Event Code 20004v8s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o1ndyl,us20004v8s,ak12542862, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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