A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 86 km S of Tok, Alaska (53 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tok in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/02/17 / 2017-02-13 07:17:12 / February 13, 2017 @ 7:17 am. Exact location, longitude -142.7483° West, latitude 62.564° North, depth = 0.1 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00olaxko, ak15260927. Unique identifier: ak15260927. The temblor was detected at 22:17:12 / 10:17 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 86 km S of Tok, Alaska.
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