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Light earthquake 4 mag, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska



Earthquake location 60.2444S, -150.8801WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Kenai Peninsula, Alaska kilometers (0 miles) from Kenai Peninsula, Alaska on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 73.97 km (46 miles). Id of earthquake: us20009xru. Event ids that are associated: us20009xru, ak16353291. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 23:42:39 / July 18, 2017 @ 11:42 pm. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:39 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -150.8801 West, latitude 60.2444 North, depth = 73.97 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer, Kenai, Sterling. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (18 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -150.8801° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.2444° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 73.97 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-18 23:42:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-19 00:10:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.71 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 248 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,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 0.495 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 65 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 us20009xru Id of event.
Event Code 20009xru An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009xru,ak16353291, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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