A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (78 miles) on Wednesday. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:19 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crnh. Unique identifier: us7000crnh. Exact location of event, depth 46.39 km, -178.1891° West, 51.2894° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 19:13:19 / December 16, 2020 @ 7:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.39 km (29 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days three hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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