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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Kiska Volcano in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.5402S, 176.5015WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 98 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (61 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005hb4. Id of event: us20005hb4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 41.25 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 03:48:51 / April 12, 2016 @ 3:48 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 176.5015 East, latitude 51.5402 North, depth = 41.25 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:48:51 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km SW of Kiska Volcano, 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 176.5015° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.5402° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-12 03:48:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 04:11:22 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 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 ,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 1.899 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 223 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 us20005hb4 Id of event.
Event Code 20005hb4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005hb4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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