A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 135 km SE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska (84 miles). Exact location, longitude -168.4144° West, latitude 56.474° North, depth = 27.8 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16186147. Id of event: ak16186147. The temblor was picked up at 09:56:13 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 20:56:13 / June 14, 2017 @ 8:56 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.8 km (17 miles).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 135 km SE of City of Saint Paul, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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