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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag has occurred near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.3306S, -178.2758WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2758 West, latitude 51.3306 North, depth = 40.12 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q3folw, us70006t5u. Unique identifier: us70006t5u. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 15:05:56 / January 1, 2020 @ 3:05 pm. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:05:56 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 40.12 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -178.2758° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.3306° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km E of Amatignak 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 2020-01-01 15:05:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-01 15:21:51 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 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,us, 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 0.873 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us70006t5u Id of event.
Event Code 70006t5u An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q3folw,us70006t5u, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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