A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 47 km WSW of Attu Station, Alaska (29 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 21:46:50 / August 8, 2017 @ 9:46 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.87 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:46:50 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Attu Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 34.87 km, 172.5997° East, 52.6162° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00oudz5z, ak16488508, us2000a646. Id of event: us2000a646.
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 twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km WSW of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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