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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near King Cove in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.7308S, -161.5292WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 62 km SE of King Cove, Alaska (39 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:15:58 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0247rm310k, us7000msy7. Id of event: us7000msy7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -161.5292 West, latitude 54.7308 North, depth = 42.862 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/24 / 2024-06-17 07:15:58 / June 17, 2024 @ 7:15 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 42.862 km (27 miles).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km SE of King Cove, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -161.5292° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.7308° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 42.862 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62 km SE of King Cove, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-17 07:15:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-17 11:24:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.004 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 247 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.462 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 178 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 us7000msy7 Id of event.
Event Code 7000msy7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0247rm310k,us7000msy7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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