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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag strikes near Yunaska Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.899S, -169.8959WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 98 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (61 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yunaska Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:41:23 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 33 km, -169.8959° West, 51.899° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33 km (21 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 00:41:23 / October 26, 2019 @ 12:41 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: at00pzyhwz. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pzyhwz.

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

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -169.8959° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.899° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-26 00:41:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-26 00:47:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -660 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 87 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208.799983296 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 at00pzyhwz Id of event.
Event Code 00pzyhwz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pzyhwz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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