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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag strikes near Amatignak Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 50.7239S, 179.511WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 113 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (70 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34 km, 179.511° East, 50.7239° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/16 / 2016-04-10 19:34:03 / April 10, 2016 @ 7:34 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00o5fnor. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o5fnor. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34 km (21 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:34:03 / 7:34 am (local time epicenter).

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

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 113 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 179.511° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 50.7239° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 113km WSW 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 2016-04-10 19:34:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-10 19:38:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 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 500 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.96012395 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 234 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 at00o5fnor Id of event.
Event Code 00o5fnor An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00o5fnor, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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