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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.482S, -178.2433WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 45 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (28 miles). The temblor was reported at 21:09:33 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us1000aw7s. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000aw7s, ak17094161. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 57.02 km (35 miles). Global time and date of event 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 07:09:33 / October 24, 2017 @ 7:09 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2433 West, latitude 51.482 North, depth = 57.02 km.

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 eleven and in the last 365 days seven hundred and thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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: 45 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.2433° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.482° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 57.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 45km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-24 07:09:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-24 07:28:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 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 2.76 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 400 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 2.611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 143 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 us1000aw7s Id of event.
Event Code 1000aw7s An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000aw7s,ak17094161, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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