A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 86 km S of Adak, Alaska (53 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:42:21 / 12:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 12:42:21 / April 4, 2017 @ 12:42 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -176.433° West, 51.112° North, depth 9 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: at00onvxyl. Event ids that are associated: at00onvxyl. A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 Adak, Alaska.
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