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Moderate earthquake, 5.3 mag strikes near Kodiak in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.594S, -148.1506WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 290 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska (180 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -148.1506° West, 56.594° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00p317jp, us2000cngq, ak18191541. Unique identifier: ak18191541. Global time and date of event 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 23:21:27 / January 23, 2018 @ 11:21 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 13:21:27 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-two, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 290 km ESE of Kodiak, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -148.1506° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.594° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 290km 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 23:21:27 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-23 23:50:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -600 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 433 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,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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 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 ak18191541 Id of event.
Event Code 18191541 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00p317jp,us2000cngq,ak18191541, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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