A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 122 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (76 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 42.4 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 42.4 km, -157.822° West, 55.2888° North. The temblor was reported at 05:07:28 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak15418443. Unique identifier: ak15418443. Global time and date of event 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 16:07:28 / February 27, 2017 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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