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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska



Earthquake location 51.6488S, -173.3977WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km SE of Atka, Alaska (51 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us20009n7f. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n7f, ak16193257. Exact location of event, longitude -173.3977 West, latitude 51.6488 North, depth = 19.58 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:12 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 00:17:12 / June 17, 2017 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.58 km (12 miles).

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

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 82 km SE of Atka, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.3977° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.6488° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.58 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 82km SE 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 2017-06-17 00:17:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-17 00:48:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.59 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 0 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 449 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 ,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 0.761 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us20009n7f Id of event.
Event Code 20009n7f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n7f,ak16193257, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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