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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 179 km SSE of Atka, Alaska

Earthquake location 50.7102S, -173.1771WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 179 km SSE of Atka, Alaska (111 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 04:19:07 / October 6, 2020 @ 4:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000c63a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak020cv4z0hy, us6000c63a. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.83 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:19:07 / 4:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -173.1771° West, 50.7102° North, depth 20.83 km.

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. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 179 km SSE of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.1771° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.7102° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 179 km SSE of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-06 04:19:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-06 22:29:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 259 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 1.624 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 167 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 us6000c63a Id of event.
Event Code 6000c63a An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020cv4z0hy,us6000c63a, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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