A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes 111 km W of Gustavus, Alaska (69 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q2qa2u, ak019g6hzf53. Id of event: ak019g6hzf53. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/12/19 / 2019-12-18 21:52:05 / December 18, 2019 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Gustavus in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:52:05 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -137.6481 West, latitude 58.4399 North, depth = 20.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.9 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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