A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 234 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 169.7993° East, 53.37° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 00:08:48 / July 18, 2017 @ 12:08 am. The temblor was picked up at 11:08:48 / 11:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us20009z3a. Event ids that are associated: us20009z3a.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 234 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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