A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 28 km NNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (17 miles) on Wednesday. Unique identifier: us20009nwi. Ids that are associated to the event: at00orwwe2, ak16210866, us20009nwi. A tsunami warning has been issued near Semisopochnoi Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.4224 East, latitude 52.1817 North, depth = 155.83 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 19:20:27 / June 21, 2017 @ 7:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 155.83 km (97 miles). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:20:27 / 9:20 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 28 km NNW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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