A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 82 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (51 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.66 km (21 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:15:38 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007bxa. Event ids that are associated: us10007bxa. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 22:15:38 / November 23, 2016 @ 10:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -160.7559° West, 54.5184° North, depth 33.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 82 km WSW of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
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