A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 81 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska (50 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 12:12:07 / February 9, 2016 @ 12:12 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:12:07 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o2a4k7. Id of event: at00o2a4k7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.728 East, latitude 51.179 North, depth = 71 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 71 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 81 km W of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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