A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (68 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.28 km (14 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xdt. Id of event: us20009xdt. Exact location of event, depth 23.28 km, 171.5871° East, 53.0291° North. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:40:34 / 7:40 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 08:40:34 / July 18, 2017 @ 8:40 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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