A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 101 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (63 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -170.389° West, 51.742° North, depth 33 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Yunaska Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:21:43 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oq6eg7, ak16065662. Id of event: at00oq6eg7. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 01:21:43 / May 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 33 km (21 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each 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 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: 101 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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