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Moderate earthquake 5 mag, 130 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska

Earthquake location 58.0226S, -137.828WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 130 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska (81 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:08:29 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Gustavus in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -137.828° West, latitude 58.0226° North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: ak019ads3n57. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pw7ci5, ak019ads3n57. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 01:08:29 / August 14, 2019 @ 1:08 am.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 130 km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -137.828° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 58.0226° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 130km WSW of Gustavus, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-14 01:08:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-14 01:17:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 2.95 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 automatic 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 385 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,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 0.89 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 ak019ads3n57 Id of event.
Event Code 019ads3n57 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pw7ci5,ak019ads3n57, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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