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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Anchor Point in Alaska



Earthquake location 60.0759S, -152.4149WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Anchor Point in Alaska. Id of earthquake: ak16494837. Event ids that are associated: at00ouic6i, ak16494837. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 06:18:16 / August 11, 2017 @ 6:18 am. Exact location of earthquake, -152.4149° West, 60.0759° North, depth 100.4 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Anchor Point in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 100.4 km (62 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:18:16 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sterling, Kenai, Kalifornsky. The epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Kalifornsky (c. 7 900 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Kenai (c. 7 100 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Sterling (c. 5 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Homer (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 46 km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.4149° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 60.0759° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 100.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 46km NW of Anchor Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-08-11 06:18:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-11 06:24:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 automatic 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 386 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network ak 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 ak16494837 Id of event.
Event Code 16494837 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ouic6i,ak16494837, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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