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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 27 km ENE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska

Earthquake location 60.5685S, -152.2621WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Redoubt Volcano in Alaska. Exact location of event, depth 99.3 km, -152.2621° West, 60.5685° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Redoubt Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 99.3 km (62 miles). Unique identifier: ak0201kay1xy. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0201kay1xy, at00q5401x. The temblor was detected at 19:49:08 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/20 / 2020-02-03 04:49:08 / February 3, 2020 @ 4:49 am.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kalifornsky, Kenai. The epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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 earthquakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km ENE of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.2621° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.5685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 99.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km ENE of Redoubt 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 2020-02-03 04:49:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-03 04:57:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 23 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 1 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 282 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,at, 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 0.7 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 ak0201kay1xy Id of event.
Event Code 0201kay1xy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0201kay1xy,at00q5401x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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