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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Fritz Creek in Alaska



Earthquake location 60.0523S, -151.0223WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Fritz Creek in Alaska on Saturday. Event id: ak16168200. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16168200, at00oqz29d. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 12:48:49 / June 3, 2017 @ 12:48 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:48:49 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 56.4 km (35 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -151.0223 West, latitude 60.0523 North, depth = 56.4 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Fritz Creek in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kenai, Sterling, Homer. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 38 km NNE of Fritz Creek, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.0223° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.0523° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 56.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km NNE of Fritz Creek, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-03 12:48:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-03 12:54:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 1 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,at, 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 0.58 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 ak16168200 Id of event.
Event Code 16168200 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16168200,at00oqz29d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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