A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 55 km ENE of Atka, Alaska (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 95.79 km (60 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/17 / 2017-02-15 15:28:16 / February 15, 2017 @ 3:28 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20008jzk. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15272907, us20008jzk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:28:16 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -173.4301° West, latitude 52.369° North, depth = 95.79 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 55 km ENE of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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