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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Nikolski in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.0828S, -170.8826WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 167 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (104 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.8826 West, latitude 52.0828 North, depth = 35.338 km. 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: 03/07/24 / 2024-07-03 00:28:13 / July 3, 2024 @ 12:28 am. The temblor was reported at 00:28:13 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.338 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000n9y1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n9y1.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 167 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.8826° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.0828° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.338 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 167 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-03 00:28:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-03 00:52:20 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 284 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1 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 177 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000n9y1 Id of event.
Event Code 6000n9y1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n9y1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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