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Strong earthquake, 6.9 mag has occurred near Attu Station in Alaska



Earthquake location 54.0918S, 170.9109WA earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 205 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska (127 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: pt17153000, ak16162636, us20009jd6. Unique identifier: us20009jd6. Exact location of event, longitude 170.9109 East, latitude 54.0918 North, depth = 4.31 km. Global time and date of event 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 22:24:47 / June 2, 2017 @ 10:24 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.31 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:24:47 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six 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 earthquakes in the world each year.

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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: 205 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 170.9109° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.0918° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 205km NW 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 2017-06-02 22:24:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 22:47:08 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 4.17 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 732 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 ,pt,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 2.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 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 us20009jd6 Id of event.
Event Code 20009jd6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt17153000,ak16162636,us20009jd6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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