A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 70 km NNW of Atka, Alaska (43 miles). Exact location of event, depth 189.05 km, -174.4908° West, 52.8004° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 189.05 km (117 miles). Event id: us20008m90. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008m90. Global time and date of event 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 19:26:49 / February 24, 2017 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:26:49 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 70 km NNW of Atka, Alaska.
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