A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 71 km S of Yunaska Island, Alaska (44 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39 km (24 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Yunaska Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00opjtk8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00opjtk8, ak15945939. The temblor was picked up at 09:43:20 / 9:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.552 West, latitude 51.992 North, depth = 39 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 20:43:20 / May 6, 2017 @ 8:43 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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