A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 km S of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (36 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: at00p4zges. Event ids that are associated: at00p4zges. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 21:44:52 / March 2, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. Exact location of event, depth 117 km, 178.572° East, 51.428° North. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:44:52 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). 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 was roughly at a depth of 117 km (73 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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