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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.5758S, -174.7198WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 km NW of Atka, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.7198 West, latitude 52.5758 North, depth = 152.37 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 07:13:05 / November 23, 2016 @ 7:13 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00oh32pr, us10007bpk, ak14393041. Unique identifier: us10007bpk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.37 km (95 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:13:05 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter).

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -174.7198° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.5758° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 152.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 55km NW of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-23 07:13:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-23 07:30:37 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 3.03 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 432 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,ak, 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 1.393 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us10007bpk Id of event.
Event Code 10007bpk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00oh32pr,us10007bpk,ak14393041, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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