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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Sutton-Alpine in Alaska



Earthquake location 61.7195S, -148.2049WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Sutton-Alpine in Alaska on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 19:40:50 / November 6, 2016 @ 7:40 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.59 km (3 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:40:50 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -148.2049 West, latitude 61.7195 North, depth = 5.59 km. Event id: us100075w1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100075w1.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop).

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

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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: 35 km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.2049° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.7195° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km ESE of Sutton-Alpine, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-06 19:40:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-06 20:04:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 14 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 302 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 0.106 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us100075w1 Id of event.
Event Code 100075w1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075w1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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