A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 59 km NW of Atka, Alaska (37 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 235.48 km (146 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:35:24 / 5:35 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009pg6. Unique identifier: us20009pg6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 05:35:24 / June 24, 2017 @ 5:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 235.48 km, -174.8269° West, 52.5737° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 59 km NW of Atka, Alaska.
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