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Strong earthquake, 6.1 mag strikes near Amatignak Island in Alaska

Earthquake location 51.3457S, -179.9173WA earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 06:31:57 / January 26, 2020 @ 6:31 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q4pbh7, us60007g8m. Id of event: us60007g8m. The epicenter was at a depth of 27.06 km (17 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9173 West, latitude 51.3457 North, depth = 27.06 km. The 6.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:57 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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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: 57 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.9173° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.3457° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km W 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 2020-01-26 06:31:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-26 06:54:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 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 5.654 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 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 572 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 0.491 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us60007g8m Id of event.
Event Code 60007g8m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q4pbh7,us60007g8m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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