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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Buldir Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1128S, 175.9804WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 27 km S of Buldir Island, Alaska (17 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 105.76 km (66 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 20:24:36 / May 19, 2020 @ 8:24 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 105.76 km, 175.9804° East, 52.1128° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70009l9d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0206fvah6n, us70009l9d. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:24:36 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km S of Buldir Island, 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 175.9804° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1128° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27km S of Buldir Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-19 20:24:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-23 14:02:27 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak,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 1.305 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 174 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 us70009l9d Id of event.
Event Code 70009l9d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0206fvah6n,us70009l9d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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