A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km SE of Buldir Island, Alaska (43 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 45.87 km (29 miles). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:10:39 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00o5hk1n, us20005h2l, ak13425252. Id of event: us20005h2l. Exact location of earthquake, 176.6074° East, 51.8976° North, depth 45.87 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 20:10:39 / April 11, 2016 @ 8:10 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Buldir Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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 fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 69 km SE of Buldir Island, Alaska.
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