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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Larsen Bay in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.268S, -153.217WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 149 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska (93 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:53:49 / 4:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 02:53:49 / September 10, 2016 @ 2:53 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: at00od9pdp. Event ids that are associated: at00od9pdp. Exact location of event, longitude -153.217 West, latitude 56.268 North, depth = 23 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Larsen Bay in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 149 km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.217° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.268° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 149km SSE of Larsen Bay, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-10 02:53:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-10 02:57:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 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 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6108544 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 194.399984448 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 at00od9pdp Id of event.
Event Code 00od9pdp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00od9pdp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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