A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km WNW of Attu Station, Alaska (77 miles) on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 16:41:15 / August 8, 2017 @ 4:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 171.4837° East, 53.305° North, depth 25.1 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 25.1 km (16 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:41:15 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a5zd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16485274, us2000a5zd.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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