A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska (57 miles). Exact location, longitude -174.4872° West, latitude 51.3863° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15425578. Unique identifier: ak15425578. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 17:38:12 / March 1, 2017 @ 5:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:38:12 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 92 km SSW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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