Moderate Earthquake Swarm In Chignik Lake, Alaska

Earthquake location 55.575S, -158.776W

A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 75 km S of Chignik Lake, Alaska (47 miles). Exact location of event, depth 50 km, -158.776° West, 55.575° North. Unique identifier: at00pgddyl. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pgddyl. A tsunami warning has been issued near Chignik Lake in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 21:27:57 / 9:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/18 / 2018-10-10 06:27:57 / October 10, 2018 @ 6:27 am.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-three 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2018/10/10/moderate-earthquake-5-1-mag-75-km-s-of-chignik-lake-alaska/

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