A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 91 km E of Adak, Alaska (57 miles) on Saturday. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:46:06 / 8:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 08:46:06 / May 28, 2017 @ 8:46 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -175.3536° West, latitude 51.7181° North, depth = 58.36 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008vvz. Unique identifier: us10008vvz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 58.36 km (36 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 91 km E of Adak, Alaska.
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