A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 99 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (62 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:06:14 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 07:06:14 / May 28, 2017 @ 7:06 am UTC/GMT. Event id: at00oqniee. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oqniee. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -175.297° West, latitude 51.576° North, depth = 8 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 99 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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