A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 70 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (43 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15452884. Unique identifier: ak15452884. Global time and date of event 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 02:26:16 / March 9, 2017 @ 2:26 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 9 km, 178.455° East, 52.5785° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:26:16 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 70 km N of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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