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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag was detected near Atka in Alaska

Earthquake location 52.871S, -173.26WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 98 km NE of Atka, Alaska (61 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qiw92t. Id of event: at00qiw92t. Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 04:13:41 / October 28, 2020 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 04:13:41 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 254 km, -173.26° West, 52.871° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 254 km (158 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Atka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km NE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -173.26° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 52.871° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 254 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 98 km NE of Atka, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-28 04:13:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-28 04:25:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 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 416 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 67 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8785523 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 140.399988768 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00qiw92t Id of event.
Event Code 00qiw92t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qiw92t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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