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Earthquake: M 2.8 quake strikes near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.8373S, -173.9516WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (mg/mb) was reported Tuesday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Atka in Alaska. The temblor was reported at 06:15:11 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 36.52 km (23 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-20 06:15:11 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -173.9516 West, latitude 51.8373 North, depth 36.52 km.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.9516° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.8373° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km SSE of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-20 18:15:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-21 18:37:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 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 121 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 akus 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 0.395 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 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 usc000thkq Id of event.
Event Code c000thkq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ak11490080usc000thkq A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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