A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 87 km WSW of Atka, Alaska (54 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.52 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -175.3494° West, latitude 51.8586° North, depth = 46.52 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:13:34 / 10:13 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: ak16148336, us10008wt8. Unique identifier: us10008wt8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 08:13:34 / May 31, 2017 @ 8:13 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 87 km WSW of Atka, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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