Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.1 mag was detected near Attu Station in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.8267S, 170.5557WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (110 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 15:30:51 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/20 / 2020-11-26 15:30:51 / November 26, 2020 @ 3:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.5557 East, latitude 52.8267 North, depth = 20.59 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000cl73. Unique identifier: us7000cl73. 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 20.59 km (13 miles).

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

Did you feel it?

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: 177 km W of Attu Station, Alaska.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 170.5557° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.8267° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 177 km W of Attu Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-26 15:30:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-23 18:43:26 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 2.154 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 185 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 us7000cl73 Id of event.
Event Code 7000cl73 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cl73, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply