A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 171 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (106 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41 km (25 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:48:24 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 170.9643 East, latitude 53.6242 North, depth = 41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 04:48:24 / July 18, 2017 @ 4:48 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16348587. Id of event: ak16348587.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 171 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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