A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 74 km SE of Amukta Island, Alaska (46 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amukta Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/17 / 2017-05-19 01:21:40 / May 19, 2017 @ 1:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:21:40 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008tgt. Ids that are associated to the event: at00oq6eg7, ak16065662, us10008tgt. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -170.5705 West, latitude 51.9647 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 74 km SE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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