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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag was detected near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.0018S, -160.3894WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 37 km S of Sand Point, Alaska (23 miles). 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 41.14 km (26 miles). Global time and date of event 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 03:56:11 / November 2, 2020 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000c954. Event ids that are associated: us7000c954. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:56:11 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -160.3894 West, latitude 55.0018 North, depth = 41.14 km.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days four hundred and nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 37 km S of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -160.3894° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.0018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 41.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37 km S 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 2020-11-02 03:56:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-02 04:13:53 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 298 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 0.351 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000c954 Id of event.
Event Code 7000c954 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c954, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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