A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 72 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska (45 miles). Unique identifier: ak17394411. Ids that are associated to the event: at00p03kmu, ak17394411. The temblor was reported at 13:18:29 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -147.4339 West, latitude 60.5459 North, depth = 20.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.4 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Whittier in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/11/17 / 2017-11-27 22:18:29 / November 27, 2017 @ 10:18 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. 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: 72 km ESE of Whittier, Alaska.
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