A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 79 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska (49 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/01/17 / 2017-01-11 00:46:29 / January 11, 2017 @ 12:46 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 28.22 km (18 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.9289 East, latitude 50.878 North, depth = 28.22 km. The temblor was picked up at 12:46:29 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15060434, us10007tu5. Unique identifier: us10007tu5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eighty-seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 79 km WSW of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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