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Moderate earthquake 5.8 mag, 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.1072S, -179.8728WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (35 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 12:31:15 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 00:31:15 / March 2, 2020 @ 12:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8728 West, latitude 51.1072 North, depth = 18.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q6jis5, ak0202uji70m, us600087lz. Unique identifier: us600087lz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.6 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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: 56 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.8728° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.1072° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.6 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 56km 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 2020-03-02 00:31:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-02 00:52:28 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 5.057 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 518 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,ak,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 0.586 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 92 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 us600087lz Id of event.
Event Code 600087lz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00q6jis5,ak0202uji70m,us600087lz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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