A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 92 km NE of Chirikof Island, Alaska (57 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16527138. Id of event: ak16527138. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 01:43:24 / August 15, 2017 @ 1:43 am. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:43:24 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 18.5 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude -154.7196° West, latitude 56.4859° North, depth = 18.5 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 92 km NE of Chirikof Island, Alaska.
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