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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.1S, -172.8WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 96 km E of Atka, Alaska (60 miles) on Monday. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:03:45 / 9:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 151 km, -172.8° West, 52.1° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 151 km (94 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00q0hia9. Unique identifier: at00q0hia9. Global time and date of event 05/11/19 / 2019-11-05 07:03:45 / November 5, 2019 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 96 km E of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -172.8° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.1° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 151 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 96km E of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-05 07:03:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-11-05 07:12:52 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 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 385 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 78 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 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 154.799987616 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00q0hia9 Id of event.
Event Code 00q0hia9 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q0hia9, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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