A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 83 km WSW of Attu Station, Alaska (52 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00oudz5z. Unique identifier: at00oudz5z. Exact location, longitude 172.091° East, latitude 52.507° North, depth = 32 km. The temblor was detected at 08:46:47 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 21:46:47 / August 8, 2017 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 83 km WSW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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