A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 126 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (78 miles). Global time and date of event 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 14:46:34 / April 27, 2017 @ 2:46 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: at00op2p1m. Event ids that are associated: at00op2p1m. The temblor was detected at 02:46:34 / 2:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 178.636° East, latitude 50.815° North, depth = 51 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 126 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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