A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 49 km NNE of Atka, Alaska (30 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -173.8446 West, latitude 52.5836 North, depth = 192.69 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 192.69 km (120 miles). Event id: us20009nmc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nmc. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 20:24:13 / June 19, 2017 @ 8:24 pm. The temblor was reported at 08:24:13 / 8:24 am (local time epicenter). 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 49 km NNE of Atka, Alaska.
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