A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 30 km SSE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska (19 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/08/17 / 2017-08-05 04:59:18 / August 5, 2017 @ 4:59 am. Unique identifier: us2000a51f. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a51f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 101.51 km (63 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 18:59:18 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 177.7428° East, 51.8459° North, depth 101.51 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSE of Kiska Volcano, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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