A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 127 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (79 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:12:17 / 4:12 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.77 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.7665 West, latitude 51.9341 North, depth = 13.77 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 04:12:17 / September 27, 2020 @ 4:12 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qhaucg, us6000c1tj. Id of event: us6000c1tj.
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 one hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 127 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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