A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 87 km N of Atka, Alaska (54 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:36:51 / 1:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.2 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 01:36:51 / September 7, 2016 @ 1:36 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -174.1728 West, latitude 52.9838 North, depth = 22.2 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak13920804. Unique identifier: ak13920804.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 87 km N of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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