A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was reported 96 kilometers (60 miles) from Kodiak Station in Alaska on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/08/17 / 2017-08-31 17:46:01 / August 31, 2017 @ 5:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:01 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -153.5762° West, latitude 58.4595° North, depth = 68.9 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Kodiak Station in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 68.9 km (43 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak16749110. Event ids that are associated: ak16749110, at00ovk9cq.
Earthquake epicenter was 101 km (63 miles) from Kodiak (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kodiak. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 96 km NW of Kodiak Station, Alaska.
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