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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.3441S, -159.6063WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (77 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.76 km (12 miles). Event id: us6000cb5x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cb5x. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6063 West, latitude 54.3441 North, depth = 19.76 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:55:35 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/20 / 2020-10-22 05:55:35 / October 22, 2020 @ 5:55 am UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-eight and in the last 365 days four hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km SSE of Sand Point, 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 -159.6063° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.3441° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 124 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-22 05:55:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-22 06:18:08 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 ,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 0.488 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 157 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 us6000cb5x Id of event.
Event Code 6000cb5x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cb5x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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