A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 98 km SW of Atka, Alaska (61 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude -175.1738° West, latitude 51.5457° North, depth = 21.3 km. Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 08:13:31 / May 31, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:13:31 / 8:13 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16148336. Id of event: ak16148336.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 98 km SW of Atka, Alaska.
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