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Moderate earthquake, 5.7 mag was detected near Kodiak Station in Alaska



Earthquake location 58.4595S, -153.5762WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 17:46:01 / August 31, 2017 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:01 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -153.5762° West, latitude 58.4595° North, depth = 68.9 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.9 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16749110. Event ids that are associated: ak16749110, at00ovk9cq.

Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 96 km NW of Kodiak Station, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -153.5762° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.4595° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 68.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96km NW of Kodiak 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 2017-08-31 17:46:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-31 17:59:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 511 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 ,ak,at, 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 0.61 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 ak16749110 Id of event.
Event Code 16749110 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak16749110,at00ovk9cq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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