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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Anchor Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.6188S, -152.5432WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.55 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 21:26:40 / July 24, 2017 @ 9:26 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 101.55 km, -152.5432° West, 59.6188° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:26:40 / 11:26 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0j0. Unique identifier: us2000a0j0.

Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Homer.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two 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. 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: 43 km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.5432° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.6188° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 101.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km WSW of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-24 21:26:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-24 22:02:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 246 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 0.351 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us2000a0j0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000a0j0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a0j0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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