A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km WSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (23 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.53 km (47 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:35:21 / 3:35 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/18 / 2018-01-13 01:35:21 / January 13, 2018 @ 1:35 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p2h0et, us2000cj6e. Id of event: us2000cj6e. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.0451 East, latitude 51.7678 North, depth = 75.53 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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