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Light earthquake, 4 mag was detected near Adak in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.3889S, -176.0754WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km NE of Adak, Alaska (42 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000mxgd. Ids that are associated to the event: ak0248n6oxel, us7000mxgd. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/07/24 / 2024-07-06 16:22:13 / July 6, 2024 @ 4:22 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 167.562 km (104 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -176.0754 West, latitude 52.3889 North, depth = 167.562 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:22:13 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 68 km NE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -176.0754° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.3889° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 167.562 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68 km NE of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-07-06 16:22:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-09 16:44:36 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 2.079 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 ,ak,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 179 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.295 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 65 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 us7000mxgd Id of event.
Event Code 7000mxgd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak0248n6oxel,us7000mxgd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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