A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska (25 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/05/17 / 2017-05-18 05:29:04 / May 18, 2017 @ 5:29 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.6 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 25.6 km, -170.4942° West, 52.28° North. Unique identifier: ak16060223. Ids that are associated to the event: ak16060223. The temblor was picked up at 18:29:04 / 6:29 pm (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 one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SSE of Yunaska Island, Alaska.
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