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Moderate earthquake 5.2 mag, 127 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska



Earthquake location 53.2642S, 171.4172WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 127 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (79 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.4 km (15 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 23:57:43 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:57 pm. Exact location, longitude 171.4172° East, latitude 53.2642° North, depth = 23.4 km. Id of earthquake: us20009x5d. Event ids that are associated: ak16346348, us20009x5d. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:57:43 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter).

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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.

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

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 171.4172° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 53.2642° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 127km WNW 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 2017-07-17 23:57:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-18 00:44:39 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 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 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 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 ,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 1.709 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 us20009x5d Id of event.
Event Code 20009x5d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16346348,us20009x5d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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