A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 119 km WNW of Haines, Alaska (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/16 / 2016-11-16 14:25:36 / November 16, 2016 @ 2:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.4 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:25:36 / 6:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Haines in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 12.4 km, -137.4332° West, 59.5874° North. Unique identifier: ak14355516. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ogqo2n, ak14355516.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 119 km WNW of Haines, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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