A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 50 km S of Point Hope, Alaska (31 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 04:02:05 / 4:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: at00omysfh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00omysfh. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/03/17 / 2017-03-17 15:02:05 / March 17, 2017 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Point Hope in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -166.598° West, latitude 67.898° North, depth = 20 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 50 km S of Point Hope, Alaska.
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