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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 118 km E of Nikolski, Alaska



Earthquake location 52.7785S, -167.1271WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 118 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (73 miles). Event id: us10006smr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006smr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.72 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 13:40:40 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -167.1271° West, 52.7785° North, depth 42.72 km. Global time and date of event 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 00:40:40 / September 26, 2016 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT.

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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 118 km E of Nikolski, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -167.1271° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.7785° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 118km E of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-26 00:40:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-26 01:02:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 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 326 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 1.065 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 166 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 us10006smr Id of event.
Event Code 10006smr An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006smr, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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