A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 54 km SW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska (34 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:25:31 / 9:25 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008k7t. Event ids that are associated: us10008k7t. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.1433 East, latitude 51.5526 North, depth = 68.08 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 68.08 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 07:25:31 / April 24, 2017 @ 7:25 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 54 km SW of Semisopochnoi Island, Alaska.
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