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Light earthquake 4.8 mag, 52 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska



Earthquake location 62.7091S, -149.7115WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 52 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska (32 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75 km (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00o69cvt, us10005brp, ak13497821. Unique identifier: ak13497821. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:28:40 / 12:28 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Talkeetna in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 75 km, -149.7115° West, 62.7091° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 20:28:40 / April 26, 2016 @ 8:28 pm.

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 52 km NNE of Talkeetna, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.7115° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.7091° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km NNE 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 2016-04-26 20:28:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-26 21:27:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 30 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.52 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 automatic 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 364 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,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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak13497821 Id of event.
Event Code 13497821 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o69cvt,us10005brp,ak13497821, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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