A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported South of the Aleutian Islands (0 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008mtx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008mtx. The temblor was detected at 11:57:54 / 11:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.05 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 00:57:54 / February 28, 2017 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 164.3118 East, latitude 52.0876 North, depth = 15.05 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: South of the Aleutian Islands.
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