A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km SE of Atka, Alaska (51 miles) on Friday. Unique identifier: us20009n7f. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n7f, ak16193257. Exact location of event, longitude -173.3977 West, latitude 51.6488 North, depth = 19.58 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:17:12 / 12:17 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 00:17:12 / June 17, 2017 @ 12:17 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.58 km (12 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 82 km SE of Atka, Alaska.
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