A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 92 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska (57 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pc2t20. Id of event: at00pc2t20. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chernabura Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 08:06:00 / 8:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/18 / 2018-07-18 19:06:00 / July 18, 2018 @ 7:06 pm. Exact location, longitude -160.667° West, latitude 54.264° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km SW of Chernabura Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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