A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 126 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (78 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 108 km (67 miles). The temblor was reported at 17:21:15 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kiska Volcano in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 176.683° East, latitude 51.116° North, depth = 108 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oj1avf. Id of event: at00oj1avf. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/16 / 2016-12-31 05:21:15 / December 31, 2016 @ 5:21 am.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 126 km SSW of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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