A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 81 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15703422, us10008flg. Id of event: us10008flg. The temblor was picked up at 02:13:16 / 2:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.8 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -176.3278 West, latitude 51.1737 North, depth = 19.8 km. Global time and date of event 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 14:13:16 / April 4, 2017 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 81 km SSE of Adak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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