A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 26 km E of Adak, Alaska (16 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.09 km (36 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.277 West, latitude 51.8732 North, depth = 58.09 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:00:26 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 05:00:26 / August 1, 2017 @ 5:00 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000a33t. Event ids that are associated: at00otzpwq, us2000a33t, ak16392930. A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 one hundred and ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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