A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 37 km ENE of Adak, Alaska (23 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 00:49:48 / February 24, 2017 @ 12:49 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 14:49:48 / 2:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 200.75 km (125 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15362229, us100086sc. Unique identifier: us100086sc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -176.1819° West, latitude 52.0402° North, depth = 200.75 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km ENE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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