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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Chignik Lake in Alaska



Earthquake location 57.086S, -157.72WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (70 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 21:52:36 / November 12, 2016 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Chignik Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.72 West, latitude 57.086 North, depth = 1 km. The temblor was detected at 12:52:36 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: at00ogju3o. Event ids that are associated: at00ogju3o.

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -157.72° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 57.086° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 112km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-12 21:52:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-12 21:57:05 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 385 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 66 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8740608 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100.799991936 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 at00ogju3o Id of event.
Event Code 00ogju3o An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ogju3o, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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