A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 19 km NNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (12 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 178.3848° East, latitude 52.1101° North, depth = 121.92 km. The temblor was detected at 16:26:19 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/17 / 2017-03-09 02:26:19 / March 9, 2017 @ 2:26 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 121.92 km (76 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00omj03r, ak15452884, us100087v3. Id of event: us100087v3.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen 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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