A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 39 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (24 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, longitude -170.5528 West, latitude 52.2898 North, depth = 50.1 km. Event id: us100087jw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087jw, ak15450507. The temblor was picked up at 10:35:00 / 10:35 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 50.1 km (31 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 21:35:00 / March 7, 2017 @ 9:35 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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