A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 56 km SE of Adak, Alaska (35 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:00:24 / 5:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 36.6 km (23 miles). Id of earthquake: ak16392939. Event ids that are associated: ak16392939. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 05:00:24 / August 1, 2017 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -176.117° West, 51.4978° North, depth 36.6 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 56 km SE of Adak, Alaska.
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