A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 41 km S of Attu Station, Alaska (25 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 08:28:06 / August 1, 2017 @ 8:28 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:28:06 / 10:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a5j2. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5j2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 48.11 km (30 miles). Exact location of event, depth 48.11 km, 173.2733° East, 52.4779° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 41 km S of Attu Station, Alaska.
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