A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 79 km SSW of Adak, Alaska (49 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: ak16257605. Event ids that are associated: ak16257605. Exact location of earthquake, -177.0671° West, 51.2083° North, depth 13.3 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:36:47 / 12:36 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/07/17 / 2017-07-05 00:36:47 / July 5, 2017 @ 12:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.3 km (8 miles).
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 one, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days six hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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: 79 km SSW of Adak, Alaska.
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