A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 37 km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (23 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 05:21:20 / December 31, 2016 @ 5:21 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:21:20 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 177.0984° East, latitude 51.9727° North, depth = 73.85 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00oj1avf, us10007nuy. Unique identifier: us10007nuy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 73.85 km (46 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kiska Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 37 km WSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska.
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