A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska (150 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 11:24:34 / June 5, 2017 @ 11:24 am. Id of earthquake: ak16174264. Event ids that are associated: ak16174264. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -170.1002° West, latitude 50.4391° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was detected at 00:24:34 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. 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: 241 km SSE of Amukta Island, Alaska.
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