A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km WNW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (18 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/19 / 2019-10-05 03:48:16 / October 5, 2019 @ 3:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak019crth3ku, us70005qzz. Id of event: us70005qzz. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.1003 East, latitude 52.0284 North, depth = 132.86 km. The temblor was reported at 17:48:16 / 5:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 132.86 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 six and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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