A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (41 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008ea9. Event ids that are associated: ak15679030, us10008ea9. The temblor was reported at 01:11:21 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 13:11:21 / April 4, 2017 @ 1:11 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.4 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -176.424° West, 51.3045° North, depth 30.4 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-one, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 66 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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