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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 106 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska



Earthquake location 57.0754S, -157.8601WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (66 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -157.8601 West, latitude 57.0754 North, depth = 15.1 km. Unique identifier: ak14338167. Ids that are associated to the event: ak14338167. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 20:32:15 / November 14, 2016 @ 8:32 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:32:15 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.1 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 106 km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data 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 -157.8601° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.0754° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106km NNE of Chignik Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-14 20:32:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-14 20:40:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 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 298 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, 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 0.87 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 ak14338167 Id of event.
Event Code 14338167 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14338167, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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