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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag was detected near Kodiak Station in Alaska

Earthquake location 56.3301S, -152.1144WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km S of Kodiak Station, Alaska (101 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:52:36 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -152.1144 West, latitude 56.3301 North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 22:52:36 / December 21, 2019 @ 10:52 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak019gbh6yuk. Unique identifier: ak019gbh6yuk.

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

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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. 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: 162 km S of Kodiak Station, Alaska.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -152.1144° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 56.3301° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 162km S of Kodiak Station, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-21 22:52:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-08 19:47:29 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 2.73 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 0 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 ak The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,ak, 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 0.96 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 mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak019gbh6yuk Id of event.
Event Code 019gbh6yuk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak019gbh6yuk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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