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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 55.1471S, -159.6832WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 56 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth 52.5 km, -159.6832° West, 55.1471° North. 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: 25/11/20 / 2020-11-25 06:59:58 / November 25, 2020 @ 6:59 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000csct. Id of event: us6000csct. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.5 km (33 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:59:58 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km ESE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.6832° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.1471° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 52.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56 km ESE 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 2020-11-25 06:59:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-25 07:36:53 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 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 0.321 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.84 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113 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 us6000csct Id of event.
Event Code 6000csct An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000csct, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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