A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (52 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ptp, ak16020507. Id of event: us10008ptp. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -136.6779° West, latitude 59.7693° North, depth = 10 km. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:21:13 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 14:21:13 / May 1, 2017 @ 2:21 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fourty-seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 84 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska.
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