A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 52 km SW of Attu Station, Alaska (32 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008k7e. Event ids that are associated: us20008k7e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 172.5903 East, latitude 52.5456 North, depth = 35.78 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35.78 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 18:33:49 / February 2, 2017 @ 6:33 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:33:49 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 52 km SW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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