A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (22 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 22:00:42 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008kei. Unique identifier: us20008kei. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.3 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/02/17 / 2017-02-17 08:00:42 / February 17, 2017 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 99.3 km, 178.7251° East, 51.6503° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SSE of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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