A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (24 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 91.98 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:04:34 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007vvu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15110573, us10007vvu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 13:04:34 / January 20, 2017 @ 1:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 178.7295 East, latitude 51.6234 North, depth = 91.98 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 39 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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