A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 89 km E of Adak, Alaska (55 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.2 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: ak15425301. Event ids that are associated: ak15425301. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/17 / 2017-03-01 15:08:01 / March 1, 2017 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:08:01 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -175.3761 West, latitude 51.7637 North, depth = 55.2 km. 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 89 km E of Adak, Alaska.
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