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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Amukta Island in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.9647S, -170.5705WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 74 km SE of Amukta Island, Alaska (46 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amukta Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 01:21:40 / May 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:21:40 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008tgt. Ids that are associated to the event: at00oq6eg7, ak16065662, us10008tgt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.5705 West, latitude 51.9647 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 74 km SE of Amukta Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -170.5705° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.9647° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 74km SE of Amukta 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 01:21:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-19 01:46:35 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 2.35 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 416 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,ak,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 0.954 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us10008tgt Id of event.
Event Code 10008tgt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00oq6eg7,ak16065662,us10008tgt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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