A earthquake with magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) was reported 38 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (24 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.6 km (1 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/05/17 / 2017-05-08 17:01:00 / May 8, 2017 @ 5:01 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: pt17128002. Unique identifier: pt17128002. Exact location of event, longitude -178.6 West, latitude 51.4 North, depth = 1.6 km. The temblor was detected at 07:01:00 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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