A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 45 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (28 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 38 km (24 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:54:01 / 3:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2889 West, latitude 50.867 North, depth = 38 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/19 / 2019-09-09 03:54:01 / September 9, 2019 @ 3:54 am. Unique identifier: at00pxjpi1. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pxjpi1.
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 three, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 45 km SSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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