A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 123 km SSW of Craig, Alaska (76 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -134.1353° West, 54.526° North, depth 21.3 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:44:10 / 6:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Craig in Alaska (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 21.3 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 03:44:10 / August 10, 2017 @ 3:44 am. Unique identifier: ak16490848. Ids that are associated to the event: at00ougadj, ak16490848.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km SSW of Craig, Alaska.
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