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Light earthquake 4 mag, 29 km ESE of Chase, Alaska

Earthquake location 62.3865S, -149.5526WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Chase in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak0209z121w6. Event ids that are associated: us6000b92t, ak0209z121w6. Exact location of event, longitude -149.5526 West, latitude 62.3865 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 09:13:25 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 04/08/20 / 2020-08-04 09:13:25 / August 4, 2020 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (54 miles) from Lakes (c. 8 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Tanaina (c. 8 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Wasilla (c. 7 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Meadow Lakes (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wasilla, Lakes, Meadow Lakes (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 29 km ESE of Chase, 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 -149.5526° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 62.3865° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 29 km ESE of Chase, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-04 09:13:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-04 09:47:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.866 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 249 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 ,us,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 0.6 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 ak0209z121w6 Id of event.
Event Code 0209z121w6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b92t,ak0209z121w6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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