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Moderate earthquake 5.6 mag, 204 km WSW of Adak, Alaska

Earthquake location 51.0947S, -179.3049WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (127 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.3049° West, 51.0947° North, depth 37.21 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.21 km (23 miles). Event id: us6000divk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qorquz, us6000divk, ak0212auao7g. Global time and date of event 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 09:11:24 / February 19, 2021 @ 9:11 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 09:11:24 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter).

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 six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-eight 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 204 km WSW of Adak, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.3049° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 51.0947° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 37.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 204 km WSW of Adak, Alaska Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-19 09:11:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-19 09:26:07 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 482 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,us,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 0.553 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 144 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 us6000divk Id of event.
Event Code 6000divk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00qorquz,us6000divk,ak0212auao7g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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