A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 33 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (21 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 01/04/17 / 2017-04-01 08:55:03 / April 1, 2017 @ 8:55 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 179.453 East, latitude 51.6643 North, depth = 145.09 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:55:03 / 8:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 145.09 km (90 miles). Unique identifier: us10008fbu. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15655854, us10008fbu.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km SSW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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