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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska



Earthquake location 52.2671S, -170.5392WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 12:22:08 / January 24, 2016 @ 12:22 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:22:08 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -170.5392 West, latitude 52.2671 North, depth = 41.21 km. Id of earthquake: us20004vre. Event ids that are associated: ak12497645, us20004vre. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.21 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.5392° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2671° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 41km SSE of Yunaska Island, 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 12:22:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-06 09:05:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 0 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 259 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 ,ak,us, 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 0.682 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 201 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 us20004vre Id of event.
Event Code 20004vre An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak12497645,us20004vre, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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