A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 98 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (61 miles). Unique identifier: us20009xp9. Ids that are associated to the event: at00otaz2x, us20009xp9. Exact location of event, longitude 171.91 East, latitude 53.2834 North, depth = 24.9 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:18:40 / 7:18 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.9 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 20:18:40 / July 18, 2017 @ 8:18 pm. A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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