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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag was detected near Sitka in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.952S, -139.72WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 266 km W of Sitka, Alaska (165 miles). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:32:12 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -139.72° West, latitude 56.952° North, depth = 21 km. Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 20:32:12 / September 10, 2019 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: at00pxmudo. Unique identifier: at00pxmudo. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Sitka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 266 km W of Sitka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -139.72° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.952° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 266km W of Sitka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-10 20:32:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-10 20:37:22 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 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 518 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 108 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.136194 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140.399988768 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00pxmudo Id of event.
Event Code 00pxmudo An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pxmudo, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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