A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 251 km W of Sitka, Alaska (156 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.93 km (7 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00pxmudo, ak019bmr2clk, us70005eee. Unique identifier: us70005eee. A tsunami warning has been issued near Sitka in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/09/19 / 2019-09-10 20:32:12 / September 10, 2019 @ 8:32 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:32:12 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -139.4841 West, latitude 57.0824 North, depth = 11.93 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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