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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Unalaska in Alaska

Earthquake location 53.3161S, -167.3776WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 83 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska (52 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:43:06 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.85 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 16:43:06 / November 16, 2020 @ 4:43 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -167.3776 West, latitude 53.3161 North, depth = 35.85 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak020er5akk4, us7000cfrd. Unique identifier: us7000cfrd.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 83 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -167.3776° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.3161° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 83 km SW of Unalaska, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-16 16:43:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-16 20:28:45 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 0.333 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 159 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 us7000cfrd Id of event.
Event Code 7000cfrd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak020er5akk4,us7000cfrd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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