A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 47 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (29 miles). The temblor was picked up at 17:36:34 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -170.098 West, latitude 52.4188 North, depth = 51.64 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 51.64 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 04:36:34 / May 1, 2017 @ 4:36 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: ak15849653, us10008mcx. Unique identifier: us10008mcx.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 47 km ESE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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