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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Sand Point in Alaska

Earthquake location 54.5552S, -159.662WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 102 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska (63 miles). Exact location, longitude -159.662° West, latitude 54.5552° North, depth = 31.28 km. Id of earthquake: us7000c7v4. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7v4. Global time and date of event 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 04:36:29 / October 30, 2020 @ 4:36 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.28 km (19 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:36:29 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-one, in the past 30 days two hundred and ninety-eight and in the last 365 days six hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 102 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -159.662° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 54.5552° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 102 km SSE of Sand Point, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-30 04:36:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-30 04:54:17 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 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 400 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, 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 0.279 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.88 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us7000c7v4 Id of event.
Event Code 7000c7v4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c7v4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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