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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Y in Alaska



Earthquake location 62.0661S, -149.5441WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Y in Alaska. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -149.5441 West, latitude 62.0661 North, depth = 49.5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 10:43:33 / August 21, 2017 @ 10:43 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:43:33 / 1:43 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 49.5 km (31 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16596943. Event ids that are associated: ak16596943, us2000aa4q.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Elmendorf Air Force Base, Eagle River, Knik-Fairview (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Eagle River (c. 24 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Knik-Fairview (c. 14 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). 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 four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ESE of Y, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.5441° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.0661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 49.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km ESE of Y, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-21 10:43:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-21 10:55:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 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 302 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,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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.6 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 ak16596943 Id of event.
Event Code 16596943 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16596943,us2000aa4q, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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