A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (47 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 07:40:31 / July 27, 2015 @ 7:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:40:31 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.67 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us200030bu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200030bu, at00ns4yni. Exact location, longitude -169.3144° West, latitude 52.3188° North, depth = 30.67 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 nineteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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