A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km ESE of Adak, Alaska (58 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 12:22:30 / June 6, 2017 @ 12:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 53.47 km, -175.3382° West, 51.7004° North. The temblor was detected at 00:22:30 / 12:22 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009kwv. Event ids that are associated: us20009kwv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 53.47 km (33 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 93 km ESE of Adak, Alaska.
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