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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, Gulf of Alaska

Earthquake location 55.4985S, -149.2338WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes Gulf of Alaska (0 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/01/18 / 2018-01-29 06:59:47 / January 29, 2018 @ 6:59 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:59:47 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqv9. Unique identifier: us2000cqv9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -149.2338° West, 55.4985° North, depth 10 km.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.2338° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.4985° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Gulf of 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 06:59:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-29 08:21:12 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 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 2.841 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 us2000cqv9 Id of event.
Event Code 2000cqv9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000cqv9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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