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Strong earthquake 6.5 mag, 31 km ENE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska

Earthquake location 52.2131S, 178.0196WA earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 31 km ENE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (19 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kiska Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000k9d7, at00ppcrzb, pt19092000, ak01948i5nnv. Unique identifier: us2000k9d7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.0196 East, latitude 52.2131 North, depth = 19.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.05 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/19 / 2019-04-02 21:35:32 / April 2, 2019 @ 9:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:35:32 / 11:35 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. 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: 31 km ENE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 178.0196° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.2131° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.05 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km ENE of Kiska 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 2019-04-02 21:35:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-02 22:03:54 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 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 650 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,at,pt,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 2.45 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000k9d7 Id of event.
Event Code 2000k9d7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000k9d7,at00ppcrzb,pt19092000,ak01948i5nnv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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