A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 172 km S of Atka, Alaska (107 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -174.4467° West, 50.6552° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 17:38:04 / March 1, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:38:04 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008630. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15425578, us10008630. 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 quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 172 km S of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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