A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 78 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska (48 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.52 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008v6w. Event ids that are associated: ak15653467, us20008v6w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 177.9173 East, latitude 51.3467 North, depth = 47.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:54:07 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 02:54:07 / March 28, 2017 @ 2:54 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 78 km SSW of Little Sitkin Island, Alaska.
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