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Strong earthquake: M6.1 quake has struck near Attu Station in Alaska



Earthquake location 52.7978S, 172.1993WA earthquake magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 66 km W of Attu Station, Alaska (41 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00ongzg0, us20008uzn. Unique identifier: us20008uzn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 172.1993° East, latitude 52.7978° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 21:50:19 / 9:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 10:50:19 / March 27, 2017 @ 10:50 am UTC/GMT.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 66 km W of Attu Station, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 172.1993° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.7978° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km W of Attu Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-27 10:50:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-27 11:10:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 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 5 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 572 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, 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 1.158 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008uzn Id of event.
Event Code 20008uzn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ongzg0,us20008uzn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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