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Light earthquake 4 mag, 108 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska



Earthquake location 63.036S, -151.5544WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska (67 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -151.5544° West, 63.036° North, depth 13.08 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:01:59 / 2:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005kf9, ak13489210. Unique identifier: us20005kf9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.08 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/16 / 2016-04-21 10:01:59 / April 21, 2016 @ 10:01 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eighty-four 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska. This information 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 -151.5544° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 63.036° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.08 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 108km NW of Talkeetna, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-21 10:01:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-21 10:37:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 3.74 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 246 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,ak, 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 0.322 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28 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 us20005kf9 Id of event.
Event Code 20005kf9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005kf9,ak13489210, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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