A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (83 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.89 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us100086m3. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15430114, us100086m3. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:58:29 / 9:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.5457 West, latitude 50.1082 North, depth = 33.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 21:58:29 / March 2, 2017 @ 9:58 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 134 km SSE of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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