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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.727S, -153.1759WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.6 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o2ceyz, ak12795947. Id of event: ak12795947. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 17:52:12 / February 10, 2016 @ 5:52 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:52:12 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -153.1759° West, 59.727° North, depth 105.6 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.1759° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.727° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.6 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 17:52:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-15 18:42:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.26 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 274 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,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 76 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07995006 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 93.599992512001 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 ak12795947 Id of event.
Event Code 12795947 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o2ceyz,ak12795947, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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