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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 66 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.3524S, -168.6502WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 66 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska (41 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.78 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 04:18:32 / 4:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqx2. Unique identifier: us2000cqx2. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 15:18:32 / January 29, 2018 @ 3:18 pm. Exact location of event, depth 37.78 km, -168.6502° West, 52.3524° North.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. 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: 66 km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -168.6502° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3524° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-29 15:18:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-29 16:09:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 271 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 0.633 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 us2000cqx2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000cqx2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cqx2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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