A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 94 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska (58 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 15:38:03 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000apcc. Event ids that are associated: at00owecbd, ak16836913, us2000apcc. A tsunami warning has been issued near Skagway in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/17 / 2017-09-16 23:38:03 / September 16, 2017 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -136.7498 West, latitude 59.9037 North, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 94 km WNW of Skagway, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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