A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 57 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (35 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 09:42:46 / 9:42 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 32.2 km (20 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 19:42:46 / January 11, 2017 @ 7:42 pm. Event id: us10007sl6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ojms39, us10007sl6, ak15061238. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0121 West, latitude 51.3692 North, depth = 32.2 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tanaga Volcano in Alaska (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km S of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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