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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Amatignak Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.615S, -179.261WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles). Unique identifier: at00nvrcvv. Ids that are associated to the event: at00nvrcvv. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 17:35:55 / October 5, 2015 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91 km (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:35:55 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.261 West, latitude 51.615 North, depth = 91 km.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 40 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.261° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.615° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km NNW 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 17:39:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.36291937 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176.4 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00nvrcvv Id of event.
Event Code 00nvrcvv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00nvrcvv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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