A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 97 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (60 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.58 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.8369 West, latitude 59.8685 North, depth = 4.58 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 12:49:18 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:49 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 04:49:18 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15853423, us10008mes. Id of event: us10008mes.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 97 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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