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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Kiska Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.6899S, 177.1015WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 57 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.1015 East, latitude 51.6899 North, depth = 62.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 13:04:37 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:04 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:04:37 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16829339, us2000aqfs. Id of event: us2000aqfs. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.37 km (39 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 57 km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 177.1015° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 62.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km SW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-15 13:04:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-25 06:01:51 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 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 ,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 0.92 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 182 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 us2000aqfs Id of event.
Event Code 2000aqfs An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16829339,us2000aqfs, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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