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Moderate earthquake 5.4 mag, 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.051S, -179.8679WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak02017daqk0. Unique identifier: ak02017daqk0. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.9 km (1 miles). The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:33:36 / 10:33 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 22:33:36 / January 26, 2020 @ 10:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.8679 West, latitude 51.051 North, depth = 0.9 km.

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 58 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.8679° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.051° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.9 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km WSW 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 22:33:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-14 19:55:21 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 6.859 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 449 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 0.81 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID ak02017daqk0 Id of event.
Event Code 02017daqk0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,ak02017daqk0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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