A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km SW of Buldir Island, Alaska (40 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Buldir Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: at00pnw6qd. Event ids that are associated: at00pnw6qd. The temblor was picked up at 00:01:25 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 12:01:25 / March 5, 2019 @ 12:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 175.1579° East, latitude 52.005° North, depth = 49 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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