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Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Adak in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.517S, -177.3535WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km SW of Adak, Alaska (39 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 65.06 km (40 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008851. Unique identifier: us10008851. Exact location, longitude -177.3535° West, latitude 51.517° North, depth = 65.06 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 11:11:09 / March 10, 2017 @ 11:11 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:11:09 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km SW of Adak, Alaska. This data 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 -177.3535° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.517° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 65.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km SW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-10 11:11:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-10 11:55:31 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 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 0.358 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 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 us10008851 Id of event.
Event Code 10008851 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008851, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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