A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 113 km S of Nikolski, Alaska (70 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -169.125° West, 51.932° North, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 20:40:30 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: at00ns4yni. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ns4yni. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 07:40:30 / July 27, 2015 @ 7:40 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
Did you feel anything?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 113 km S of Nikolski, Alaska.
Copyright © 2015 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.