Once you have set up your email alert you will receive the email alert when you requested for it to come through and it will look something like this:
From here you can see the title/date range of your email alert as well as its type. "Workspace/Query" will tell you whether your email alert came from a search query or a workspace. It will also tell you the query for the former and give the name of the workspace and the folder where the email alert came for the latter.
In this table, you can see the different type of email alerts being included in the overall email alert, as well as how many apply to that type (you will only see this if you have more than one type of email alert in your overall email alert):