A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 17 km SW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.421° East, 51.834° North, depth 165 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 19:20:26 / June 21, 2017 @ 7:20 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Semisopochnoi Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00orwwe2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00orwwe2. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:20:26 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 17 km SW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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