A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 70 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (43 miles). Unique identifier: us10008lg1. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15823591, us10008lg1. Exact location of earthquake, 178.7321° East, 51.3332° North, depth 44.65 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:39:10 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.65 km (28 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 23:39:10 / April 27, 2017 @ 11:39 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel it?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 70 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.