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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 50.994S, -179.9162WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 63 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (39 miles). Global time and date of event 18/04/18 / 2018-04-18 17:13:53 / April 18, 2018 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.14 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9162 West, latitude 50.994 North, depth = 48.14 km. The temblor was detected at 05:13:53 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000dn71. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak19242512, us1000dn71.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.9162° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 48.14 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 63km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-18 17:13:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-30 21:47:04 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 ,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 0.624 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 193 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 us1000dn71 Id of event.
Event Code 1000dn71 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak19242512,us1000dn71, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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