A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 50 km SSW of Shemya Island, Alaska (31 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 01:31:19 / April 2, 2017 @ 1:31 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 42.71 km (27 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 173.8298 East, latitude 52.3103 North, depth = 42.71 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:31:19 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fhk. Id of event: us10008fhk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 50 km SSW of Shemya Island, Alaska.
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