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Moderate earthquake 5.1 mag, Gulf of Alaska

Earthquake location 55.462S, -149.0569WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Id of earthquake: at00p32jxu. Event ids that are associated: at00p32jxu. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -149.0569° West, 55.462° North. The temblor was reported at 06:46:42 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 16:46:42 / January 24, 2018 @ 4:46 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -149.0569° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.462° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Gulf of Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-24 16:46:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-24 16:50:31 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 400 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.939288 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183.599985312 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 at00p32jxu Id of event.
Event Code 00p32jxu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00p32jxu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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