A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 39 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (24 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 14:49:35 / September 19, 2017 @ 2:49 pm. Exact location, longitude 178.022° East, latitude 51.752° North, depth = 140 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:49:35 / 4:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00owj7un. Unique identifier: at00owj7un. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140 km (87 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 eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 39 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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