A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 90 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (56 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.89 km (14 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:57:08 / 10:57 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -169.6171 West, latitude 52.1589 North, depth = 21.89 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/15 / 2015-08-01 21:57:08 / August 1, 2015 @ 9:57 pm. Event id: us10002x7a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10002x7a.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 90 km SE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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