A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska (24 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.13 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:19:30 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -159.0168 West, latitude 54.9229 North, depth = 19.13 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a22k. Unique identifier: us2000a22k. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 06:19:30 / July 28, 2017 @ 6:19 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
Questions or comments?
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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km ENE of Chernabura Island, Alaska.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.