A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 47 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska (29 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.435° West, latitude 51.2225° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:13:55 / 8:13 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/17 / 2017-05-10 20:13:55 / May 10, 2017 @ 8:13 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16017668, us10008ra6. Id of event: us10008ra6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days one hundred and fourteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-one and in the last 365 days two hundred and fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km E of Amatignak Island, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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