A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 24 km ENE of Shemya Island, Alaska (15 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, longitude 174.4701 East, latitude 52.7691 North, depth = 97.52 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 97.52 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/11/16 / 2016-11-11 08:13:46 / November 11, 2016 @ 8:13 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Shemya Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us100076ty. Event ids that are associated: at00oggxiz, us100076ty. The temblor was detected at 22:13:46 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 24 km ENE of Shemya Island, Alaska.
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