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Light earthquake 4 mag, 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska

Earthquake location 54.6087S, -159.6514WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (60 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -159.6514 West, latitude 54.6087 North, depth = 26.12 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 26.12 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dcpg. Unique identifier: us6000dcpg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/21 / 2021-01-28 16:45:51 / January 28, 2021 @ 4:45 pm. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:51 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days one thousand, four hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 97 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.6514° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.6087° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 26.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 97 km SSE 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 2021-01-28 16:45:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-28 17:44:07 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 246 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 0.225 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 186 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 us6000dcpg Id of event.
Event Code 6000dcpg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dcpg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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