A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (26 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 52 km (32 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -169.153 West, latitude 52.593 North, depth = 52 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:48:29 / 7:48 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 05:48:29 / August 9, 2017 @ 5:48 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: at00ouelgt. Unique identifier: at00ouelgt.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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