5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Kodiak Station, Alaska

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).

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2017/08/31/moderate-earthquake-5-7-mag-was-detected-near-kodiak-station-in-alaska/

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