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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.683S, -153.1579WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 75 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska (47 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 17:52:11 / February 10, 2016 @ 5:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: at00o2ceyz. Unique identifier: at00o2ceyz. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 118 km (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:52:11 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 118 km, -153.1579° West, 59.683° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days one hundred and twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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: 75 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 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.1579° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.683° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 118 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 75km 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 2016-02-10 17:52:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-10 17:54:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.33327497 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97.2 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 at00o2ceyz Id of event.
Event Code 00o2ceyz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o2ceyz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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