A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km SE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007bss. Id of event: us10007bss. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 16:08:43 / November 23, 2016 @ 4:08 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 94.24 km (59 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9491° West, 51.7044° North, depth 94.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:08:43 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 41 km SE of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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