A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km W of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (21 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 15:30:39 / April 14, 2019 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:30:39 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.007 East, latitude 51.889 North, depth = 42 km. 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 occurred at a depth of 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00ppyj33. Event ids that are associated: at00ppyj33.
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 thirteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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