A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 8.1 km, 170.6485° East, 53.6573° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 10:43:33 / 10:43 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 10:43:33 / July 21, 2017 @ 10:43 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16357909. Id of event: ak16357909. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.1 km (5 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Near Islands, Aleutian Islands, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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