A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska (45 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 89.07 km (55 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 05:35:55 / 5:35 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10003kgq. Event ids that are associated: at00nvrcvv, us10003kgq. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 17:35:55 / October 5, 2015 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 89.07 km, -179.3002° West, 51.903° North.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 72 km N of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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