A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 42 km SSW of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (26 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:22:23 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak16175831. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16175831. Exact location of event, depth 4.6 km, -178.3994° West, 51.5325° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 07/06/17 / 2017-06-07 16:22:23 / June 7, 2017 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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