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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag strikes near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1634S, -169.5813WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 92 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 23:26:47 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yunaska Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20003hq5. Ids that are associated to the event: at00nugicn, us20003hq5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.84 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/15 / 2015-09-10 10:26:47 / September 10, 2015 @ 10:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 37.84 km, -169.5813° West, 52.1634° North.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days three hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.5813° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1634° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 92km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-09-10 10:26:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-09-10 10:45:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 3.83 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 536 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 ,at,us, 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 0.923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.36 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwp The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20003hq5 Id of event.
Event Code 20003hq5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00nugicn,us20003hq5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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