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Light earthquake 4 mag, 126 km SSE of Kodiak Station, Alaska

Earthquake location 56.6535S, -152.1518WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 126 km SSE of Kodiak Station, Alaska (78 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 13:01:04 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.5 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak019gbhhe6w. Event ids that are associated: ak019gbhhe6w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 23:01:04 / December 21, 2019 @ 11:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -152.1518 West, latitude 56.6535 North, depth = 3.5 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 126 km SSE of Kodiak Station, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.1518° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.6535° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 126km SSE of Kodiak Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-21 23:01:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-21 23:06:57 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 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 ak019gbhhe6w Id of event.
Event Code 019gbhhe6w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019gbhhe6w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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