A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 31 km NNW of Attu Station, Alaska (19 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 173.0287 East, latitude 53.1083 North, depth = 23.49 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/07/15 / 2015-07-02 07:03:23 / July 2, 2015 @ 7:03 am. Unique identifier: us10002mzc. Ids that are associated to the event: us10002mzc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.49 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 22:03:23 / 10:03 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 31 km NNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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