A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SE of Atka, Alaska (41 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.72 km (18 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:36:49 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006mkv. Event ids that are associated: us10006mkv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -173.6372 West, latitude 51.7089 North, depth = 28.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 01:36:49 / September 7, 2016 @ 1:36 am.
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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 66 km SE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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