A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 70 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (43 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 54.07 km (34 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 14:46:37 / April 27, 2017 @ 2:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 178.6492° East, 51.3186° North, depth 54.07 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008lai. Event ids that are associated: at00op2p1m, us10008lai. The temblor was reported at 02:46:37 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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