A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 259 km W of Sitka, Alaska (161 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -139.5947° West, 56.9671° North, depth 28.1 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sitka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: ak019bmr2clk. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pxmudo, ak019bmr2clk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.1 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 11:32:13 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 20:32:13 / September 10, 2019 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 259 km W of Sitka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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