A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (34 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.177 West, latitude 52.472 North, depth = 16 km. Unique identifier: at00ouel3s. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ouel3s. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:40:40 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 05:40:40 / August 9, 2017 @ 5:40 am.
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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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