A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska (29 miles) on Tuesday. All ids that are associated to the event: at00ouel3s, ak16488993, us2000a68x. Unique identifier: us2000a68x. A tsunami warning has been issued near Nikolski in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 05:40:42 / August 9, 2017 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -169.1886 West, latitude 52.5671 North, depth = 47.07 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.07 km (29 miles). The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:40:42 / 6:40 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 46 km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska.
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