A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 119 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska (74 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 16:07:26 / February 27, 2017 @ 4:07 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15418443, us20008mpl. Id of event: us20008mpl. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:07:26 / 5:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.35 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 25.35 km, -157.7955° West, 55.3296° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 119 km SSE of Chignik Lake, Alaska.
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