A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 91 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (57 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o0kann. Id of event: at00o0kann. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 02:52:35 / January 7, 2016 @ 2:52 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 43 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 43 km, -175.4079° West, 51.611° North. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:35 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 91 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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