A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 53 km SSE of Adak, Alaska (33 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 44.21 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -176.3946 West, latitude 51.4245 North, depth = 44.21 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/04/17 / 2017-04-04 15:20:49 / April 4, 2017 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us10008ebx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15680308, us10008ebx. The temblor was reported at 03:20:49 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy 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. 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: 53 km SSE of Adak, Alaska.
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