A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 96 km E of Nikolski, Alaska (60 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -167.4425 West, latitude 52.8251 North, depth = 25.6 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/07/19 / 2019-07-09 18:43:43 / July 9, 2019 @ 6:43 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:43:43 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: ak0198qj31sv. Event ids that are associated: at00pue1ct, ak0198qj31sv. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 96 km E of Nikolski, Alaska.
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