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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.742S, -170.389WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (63 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -170.389° West, 51.742° North, depth 33 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Yunaska Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:21:43 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oq6eg7, ak16065662. Id of event: at00oq6eg7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 01:21:43 / May 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 101 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.389° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.742° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 101km SSE of Yunaska 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 2017-05-19 01:21:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 01:36:42 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 2.78 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 400 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,ak, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.251178 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 215.99998272 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 at00oq6eg7 Id of event.
Event Code 00oq6eg7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00oq6eg7,ak16065662, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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