A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 50 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska (31 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/17 / 2017-05-28 09:45:08 / May 28, 2017 @ 9:45 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4659 West, latitude 51.48 North, depth = 8.3 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak16133802, us10008vz5. Unique identifier: us10008vz5. 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 8.3 km (5 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:45:08 / 11:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days five hundred and thirty-three and in the last 365 days six hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 50 km ENE of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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