A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 55 km NW of Atka, Alaska (34 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.7198 West, latitude 52.5758 North, depth = 152.37 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/11/16 / 2016-11-23 07:13:05 / November 23, 2016 @ 7:13 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Atka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: at00oh32pr, us10007bpk, ak14393041. Unique identifier: us10007bpk. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 152.37 km (95 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:13:05 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km NW of Atka, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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