A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 00:37:16 / March 9, 2018 @ 12:37 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00p5ase4. Ids that are associated to the event: at00p5ase4. The temblor was picked up at 14:37:16 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -149.285 West, latitude 55.534 North, depth = 20 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-one, in the past 30 days five hundred and eighty-six and in the last 365 days two thousand, two hundred and sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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