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Moderate earthquake: M5 quake strikes near Ester in Alaska

Earthquake location 65.1522S, -149.0006WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Ester in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 04:36:58 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 15.3 km (10 miles). Global time of event 2014-10-21 12:36:58 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Ester in Alaska, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -149.0006 West, latitude 65.1522 North, depth 15.3 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.0006° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 65.1522° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km NW of Ester, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2014-10-21 00:36:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2014-10-21 06:25:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 137 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.9 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.04 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 1 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 438 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources atakus 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.02 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak11424413 Id of event.
Event Code 11424413 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS at00ndrr1mak11424413usb000spcg A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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