A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 242 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (150 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 10:45:10 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/17 / 2017-07-17 23:45:10 / July 17, 2017 @ 11:45 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 169.8857 East, latitude 53.7523 North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20009z1d. Event ids that are associated: us20009z1d. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 242 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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