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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 59.8023S, -153.1385WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Exact location of event, longitude -153.1385 West, latitude 59.8023 North, depth = 94.6 km. The temblor was reported at 03:47:04 / 3:47 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 11:47:04 / September 7, 2016 @ 11:47 am. Event id: ak13921187. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13921187, at00od4u2g. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 94.6 km (59 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.

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

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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: 73 km W of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.1385° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.8023° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 94.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73km 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 2016-09-07 11:47:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-07 11:54:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 284 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 ,ak,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 188 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1563069 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 57.599995392 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 ak13921187 Id of event.
Event Code 13921187 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak13921187,at00od4u2g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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