A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 43 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (27 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.5149° West, latitude 51.39° North, depth = 3 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ou6wkx. Id of event: at00ou6wkx. The temblor was detected at 16:07:45 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 02:07:45 / August 5, 2017 @ 2:07 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Amatignak Island 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. Every 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 thirteen and in the last 365 days six hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 43 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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