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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.547S, -148.163WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 291 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (181 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -148.163 West, latitude 56.547 North, depth = 21 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:21:25 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 23:21:25 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: at00p317jp. Ids that are associated to the event: at00p317jp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21 km (13 miles).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 291 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.163° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.547° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 291km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-23 23:21:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-23 23:26:09 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 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 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 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 72 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.704827 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 176.399985888 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00p317jp Id of event.
Event Code 00p317jp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00p317jp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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