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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Homer in Alaska

Earthquake location 58.6315S, -151.187WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 114 km S of Homer, Alaska (71 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 05:01:41 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 15:01:41 / June 7, 2019 @ 3:01 pm. 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: ak01979jumkh. Unique identifier: ak01979jumkh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -151.187 West, latitude 58.6315 North, depth = 35.6 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.6 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 114 km S of Homer, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.187° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.6315° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 114km S of Homer, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-07 15:01:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-07 15:15:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 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 0.81 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 ak01979jumkh Id of event.
Event Code 01979jumkh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak01979jumkh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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