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Light earthquake: M4 quake has struck near Kiska Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.1344S, 178.2195WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 122 km NNE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2195 East, latitude 53.1344 North, depth = 50.7 km. Global time and date of event 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 12:20:48 / March 19, 2018 @ 12:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:20:48 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak18711129. Unique identifier: ak18711129. The epicenter was at a depth of 50.7 km (32 miles).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km NNE 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 178.2195° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.1344° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.7 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 122km NNE 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 2018-03-19 12:20:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-19 18:31:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 0.77 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 ak18711129 Id of event.
Event Code 18711129 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak18711129, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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