A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 73 km WSW of Attu Station, Alaska (45 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 32.61 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/16 / 2016-12-25 01:25:44 / December 25, 2016 @ 1:25 am. Exact location of event, longitude 172.2621 East, latitude 52.5007 North, depth = 32.61 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:25:44 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007ml4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ml4.
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 two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 73 km WSW of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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