A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 64 km W of Larsen Bay, Alaska (40 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 11:03:57 / April 30, 2017 @ 11:03 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -155.0548 West, latitude 57.5495 North, depth = 4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15842584. Id of event: ak15842584. The temblor was picked up at 02:03:57 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 64 km W of Larsen Bay, Alaska.
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