A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 132 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska (82 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -179.1233° West, 50.0753° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 16:37:47 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us100095pj. Ids that are associated to the event: us100095pj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 04:37:47 / July 1, 2017 @ 4:37 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 132 km S of Amatignak Island, Alaska.
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