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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.074S, 178.925WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 101 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (63 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 36 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:12:19 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 36 km, 178.925° East, 51.074° North. All ids that are associated to the event: at00ogm0sj. Unique identifier: at00ogm0sj. A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 02:12:19 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:12 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 101 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data 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 178.925° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.074° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km SSE of Little Sitkin 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 2016-11-14 02:12:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-14 02:18:40 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 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3835806 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 212.399983008 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 at00ogm0sj Id of event.
Event Code 00ogm0sj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ogm0sj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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