A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (23 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 52.3 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -170.5655 West, latitude 52.3035 North, depth = 52.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 21:01:12 / March 14, 2017 @ 9:01 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15493287, us20008s6s. Id of event: us20008s6s. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:01:12 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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