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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag was detected near Amatignak Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 50.4692S, 179.1214WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 152 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (94 miles). Global time and date of event 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 22:08:23 / February 11, 2016 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, 179.1214° East, 50.4692° North, depth 33.7 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.7 km (21 miles). Event id: us20004zl6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zl6. The temblor was detected at 10:08:23 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 152 km SW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.1214° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.4692° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 152km SW of Amatignak 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 2016-02-11 22:08:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-11 22:39:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 271 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 ,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 2.723 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 225 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 us20004zl6 Id of event.
Event Code 20004zl6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20004zl6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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