A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 km N of Chernabura Island, Alaska (8 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.87 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 19:30:35 / October 12, 2015 @ 7:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -159.5212° West, 54.9064° North, depth 29.87 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:30:35 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10003n2x. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003n2x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 13 km N of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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