A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (70 miles) on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 21:52:36 / November 12, 2016 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Chignik Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -157.72 West, latitude 57.086 North, depth = 1 km. The temblor was detected at 12:52:36 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: at00ogju3o. Event ids that are associated: at00ogju3o.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km NE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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