A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (57 miles) on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 09:38:38 / January 31, 2017 @ 9:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 116.5 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: ak15178939. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15178939, us10007we7. Exact location, longitude -150.9076° West, latitude 63.0705° North, depth = 116.5 km. The temblor was detected at 00:38:38 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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