A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 194 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (121 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 18:10:14 / January 1, 2020 @ 6:10 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.41 km (15 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00q3fx53, us70006t7e. Unique identifier: us70006t7e. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:10:14 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 170.378 East, latitude 53.269 North, depth = 24.41 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 194 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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