A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 150 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (93 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 07:37:10 / May 28, 2017 @ 7:37 am. Exact location, longitude -160.935° West, latitude 53.696° North, depth = 48 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oqnjty. Id of event: at00oqnjty. The temblor was picked up at 20:37:10 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Chernabura Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 150 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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