A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 252 km WSW of Adak, Alaska (157 miles). The temblor was detected at 12:38:48 / 12:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 12:38:48 / January 3, 2021 @ 12:38 pm. Exact location of event, depth 42 km, -179.8959° West, 50.881° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: at00qmcz4o. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qmcz4o.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 252 km WSW of Adak, Alaska.
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