A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 181 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska (112 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 171.1234 East, latitude 53.9163 North, depth = 23.41 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 15:57:43 / July 21, 2017 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1d5. Unique identifier: us2000a1d5. The temblor was detected at 02:57:43 / 2:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.41 km (15 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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: 181 km NW of Attu Station, Alaska.
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