A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 24 km SE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (15 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00p4zges, us2000dbdx. Id of event: us2000dbdx. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 21:44:53 / March 2, 2018 @ 9:44 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Little Sitkin Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 97.97 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:44:53 / 11:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7291 East, latitude 51.7757 North, depth = 97.97 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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