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Moderate earthquake, 5.5 mag was detected near Alaska Peninsula

Earthquake location 55.2191S, -159.2945WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Alaska Peninsula (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska Peninsula (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 34.56 km, -159.2945° West, 55.2191° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 21:39:58 / July 22, 2020 @ 9:39 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:39:58 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.56 km (21 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000b29h, at00qdw46o, ak0209dqddxc. Unique identifier: us6000b29h.

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

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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: Alaska Peninsula. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.2945° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 55.2191° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 34.56 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Alaska Peninsula Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-22 21:39:58 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-22 22:14:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 467 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 ,us,at,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 0.424 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us6000b29h Id of event.
Event Code 6000b29h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000b29h,at00qdw46o,ak0209dqddxc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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