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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 57 km NW of Beluga, Alaska

Earthquake location 61.4731S, -151.8942WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 57 km NW of Beluga, Alaska (35 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Beluga in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:35:25 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak0212umi8ne. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0212umi8ne, at00qpdov0. Exact location, longitude -151.8942° West, latitude 61.4731° North, depth = 90.6 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 05:35:25 / March 3, 2021 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 90.6 km (56 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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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: 57 km NW of Beluga, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -151.8942° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 61.4731° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 90.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57 km NW of Beluga, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-03 05:35:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 05:42:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 11 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.166 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 1 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 288 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 ,ak,at, 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 0.68 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 ak0212umi8ne Id of event.
Event Code 0212umi8ne An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0212umi8ne,at00qpdov0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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