A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 78 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska (48 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:43:32 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us200030bx. Unique identifier: us200030bx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.56 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.5425 West, latitude 52.364 North, depth = 47.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/07/15 / 2015-07-27 07:43:32 / July 27, 2015 @ 7:43 am.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km SW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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