A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (54 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -175.2565 West, latitude 51.7618 North, depth = 60.4 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 60.4 km (38 miles). Unique identifier: ak15813746. Ids that are associated to the event: ak15813746. The temblor was detected at 18:52:30 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 06:52:30 / April 25, 2017 @ 6:52 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six 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: 87 km WSW of Atka, Alaska.
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