A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km NW of Cold Bay, Alaska (43 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 15:56:24 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/03/17 / 2017-03-02 02:56:24 / March 2, 2017 @ 2:56 am. Exact location, longitude -163.5465° West, latitude 55.5978° North, depth = 179.29 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 179.29 km (111 miles). Unique identifier: us100086ff. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15426512, us100086ff.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km NW of Cold Bay, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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