A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 60 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska (37 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.23 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:47:34 / 3:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -171.1 West, latitude 51.9581 North, depth = 38.23 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fcg. Id of event: us10008fcg. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/04/17 / 2017-04-07 02:47:34 / April 7, 2017 @ 2:47 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 60 km S of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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