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Moderate earthquake: M5.2 quake has struck near Haines in Alaska

Earthquake location 59.0663S, -136.9222WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 88 km W of Haines, Alaska (55 miles). Id of earthquake: ak019b7lpbt4. Event ids that are associated: ak019b7lpbt4, at00px4xy1. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:32:26 / 7:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Haines in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 3 km, -136.9222° West, 59.0663° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 04:32:26 / September 1, 2019 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT.

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 88 km W of Haines, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -136.9222° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 59.0663° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 88km W of Haines, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-01 04:32:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-01 04:36:04 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 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 416 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 ,ak,at, 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 0.79 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 ak019b7lpbt4 Id of event.
Event Code 019b7lpbt4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019b7lpbt4,at00px4xy1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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