A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 46 km S of Little Diomede Island, Alaska (29 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.7 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 09:05:21 / 9:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -168.8286 West, latitude 65.3082 North, depth = 31.7 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/06/17 / 2017-06-29 20:05:21 / June 29, 2017 @ 8:05 pm. Id of earthquake: ak16240873. Event ids that are associated: ak16240873.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 46 km S of Little Diomede Island, Alaska.
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