A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 40 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (25 miles). Unique identifier: at00nvrcvv. Ids that are associated to the event: at00nvrcvv. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 17:35:55 / October 5, 2015 @ 5:35 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 91 km (57 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:35:55 / 8:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.261 West, latitude 51.615 North, depth = 91 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 40 km NNW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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