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Moderate earthquake 5.7 mag, 72 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska



Earthquake location 51.903S, -179.3002WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.07 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:35:55 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003kgq. Event ids that are associated: at00nvrcvv, us10003kgq. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 17:35:55 / October 5, 2015 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 89.07 km, -179.3002° West, 51.903° 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.3002° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.903° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 89.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km N of Amatignak 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 2015-10-05 17:35:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-05 17:59:13 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 3.98 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 500 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 1.019 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 us10003kgq Id of event.
Event Code 10003kgq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00nvrcvv,us10003kgq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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