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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Atka in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.4537S, -174.8354WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 51 km NW of Atka, Alaska (32 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -174.8354° West, latitude 52.4537° North, depth = 147.7 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 18:41:45 / November 19, 2016 @ 6:41 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: ak14367533. Unique identifier: ak14367533. The temblor was detected at 06:41:45 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 147.7 km (92 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 51 km NW of Atka, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.8354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.4537° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 147.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 51km NW of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-19 18:41:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-19 20:19:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 259 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 1.05 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 ak14367533 Id of event.
Event Code 14367533 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak14367533, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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