A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 213 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska (132 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 23:01:50 / June 2, 2017 @ 11:01 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 170.5093° East, 53.9121° North. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:01:50 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009ld0. Event ids that are associated: us20009ld0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 213 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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