A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 45 km SE of Adak, Alaska (28 miles). Id of earthquake: at00otzpwq. Event ids that are associated: at00otzpwq, ak16392930. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 30 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 30 km, -176.222° West, 51.57° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 05:00:26 / August 1, 2017 @ 5:00 am. The temblor was detected at 19:00:26 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Adak 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km SE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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